Youth and Ecological Restoration

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.


Discover Wildwood – Youth Led Nature Tour

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...

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Local youth program celebrates milestone

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...

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Youth Program Celebrates 10 Years!

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...

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