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Coming up in Cowichan: Vulture tracking, mindful mending, watershed sharing

A taste of what’s coming up in Cowichan
An image of lamprey sampling is just one of the photos Barry Hetschko will share at an upcoming Speaker Series event for the Cowichan Watershed Board taking place March 18, 2024. (Barry Hetschko photo)

The Cowichan Valley Naturalists are hosting a CoffeeHouse on Monday, Feb. 5 in Duncan.

Cara Herrington from the University of Victoria will give a presentation about the Vulture Tracking Program. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Fish Health Building at 1080 Wharncliffe Rd.

Attendees are asked to bring a coffee mug and a twoonie for a snack.


The Duncan branch of the Cowichan Library will host a new group starting Tuesday, Feb. 20.

The Mindful Mending Meetup will meet each month on the third Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Bring your mending or mindful textile project to work on and there will be a limited number of supplies to share and a sewing machine. People are encouraged to bring supplies, books and skills to share.

Children must be supervised by an adult.

The group is free. Find upcoming dates listed on the Monthly Mindful Mending Meetup Facebook event site. For more information contact 250-746-7661.


The Cowichan Watershed Board is resuming its Speaker Series on Monday, March 18 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Cowichan Campus of Vancouver Island University.

The program will be “Becoming a Friend of the Cowichan Watershed: the value that every single person has.”

It will include slides and stories with Tim Kulchyski, a biologist with Cowichan Tribes, and Barry Hetschko, a photographer, naturalist and volunteer.

Andrea Rondeau

About the Author: Andrea Rondeau

I returned to B.C. and found myself at the Cowichan Valley Citizen.
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