Youth and Ecological Restoration Program
Helping vulnerable youth build healthy community relationships with both the human and natural worlds.
Through restoring local watersheds with community members,
youth gain a sense of worth, belonging and place.
NEWS & EVENTS AT YER
Youth and Ecological Restoration Annual Report 2014 Click here to view this report on...read more
July 20th at 12:00 pm two youth from Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) will give a nature tour through Wildwood Marsh and Forest. This is a YER, Phase II project funded by BC Ministry of Children and Family Development and Comox Valley Regional...read more
by Renee Andor - Comox Valley Record; posted Jun 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM Ten years ago, Wendy Kotilla started a program merging restorative justice and ecological restoration in the Comox Valley. Now, as Kotilla's Youth and Ecological Restoration (YER) program...read more
On June 25th at 6:00 pm at Zocalo Café, the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) is ecstatic to be celebrating ten years of service with vulnerable youth in the Comox Valley. Youth gain a sense of worth, belonging and place by working with community groups...read more
On June 15th at Royston Wrecks, two youth from the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) will lead a public tour about Great Blue Herons. This is a YER, Phase II project made possible with funding from Ministry of Children and Family Development,...read more
"Through the sharing of oral histories and traditional skills, the goal of the Lake Trail Living History Project is to reawaken our community heritage." During a year of public programs with the Living History Project, young and old joined...read more
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On Friday, August 16th at 11:00 am two youth from the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) will lead a guided tour of a mature second growth forest in the headwaters of Millard Creek. The youth will be educating tour participants on the importance of...read more
Submitted by Wendy Kotilla, Coordinator of Youth and Ecological Restoration Program The Youth and Ecological Restoration Program takes youth out to work with local conservation and enhancement groups to learn about working with people who are helping the environment....read more