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.
NEWS & EVENTS AT YER
Local organic farmer, Arzeena Hamir, donated $1,000.00 to the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) in December 2019.
In 2019 Youth & Ecological Restoration (YER) produced a tribute to the decade of work that has led to more than 360 youth participants reconnecting with nature. The YER film “Ecology Transforms Youth” was shown at the World Community Film Festival on February 2nd....
I learned that nature is beautiful and sometimes setting aside anything you are doing and going to see nature changes you.
View the Ecological Inventory of Morrison Creek Headwaters Nature Preserve 2019 report.
View the Ecological Inventory of Seal Bay Nature Park and Forest 2019 report.
In October 2019, Youth and Ecological Restoration (YER) signed an agreement with McIntyre Media Inc. to distribute the YER film “Ecology Transforms Youth”.
View the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program Annual Report 2019 report.
In September 2019, artist Kathleen Urdahl, donated $500.00 to both the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) and Comox Valley Transition Society.
Seal Bay Nature Park is a spectacular Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) park protecting approximately 1,500 acres of maturing second growth forest. It was established in 1975 through regional lobbying efforts.