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
Join us for the third Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) tours at 3300 Fraser Road on August 24, 2012 at 11:30 am. Millard Piercy Watershed Stewards (MPWS) restored a stream channel on Millard Creek to enhance fisheries habitat. MPWS is partnering with...read more
The recent Youth Led Tour of Seal Bay Nature Park was featured on Shaw TV North Island's Youtube channel and aired on Shaw cable TV. Watch the video below. The Youth and Ecological Restoration Program thanks Shaw TV for their work on the video and for sharing it. Make...read more
The following article appeared in the Vancouver Sun, July 2012. Wendy Kotilla and the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program would like to extend their appreciation to Mr. Hume for his ongoing support and interest. -------------------- Healing power of troubled...read more
On Friday, July 27th at 11:30 am two youth from the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) (www.youthecology.ca) will lead a guided tour of Melda’s Marsh in Seal Bay Park. This is one of the most important Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) recreational...read more
On Friday, July 13th at 11:30 am two youth from the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) will lead a guided tour of a sensitive ecosystem in the Millard Creek headwaters. Earlier in the week, the youth will be mapping watercourses and vegetation to better...read more
YERReport2012.Doc Click here to view this report on...read more
Press Release - 30 May 2012 The Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) has two milestones to celebrate this year. On July 1st the program has been operating in the Comox Valley for eight years and over two hundred youth have participated. Funding is generously...read more
An e-mail sent out to YER supporters on May 10, 2012: Hi All, I am pleased to announce that the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program website has recently been updated at http://youthecology.ca. Check it out and let me know what you think. There are a couple of...read more
“Working with different people and learning different things about collecting data and different fish and being a leader instead of a follower. Pretty cool having lots of people listen to you and blow them out of the water. Some of those big words I said on the tour,...read more