2nd Annual New Year’s Day Gathering
at Mary Lake Nature Sanctuary & Nature House
Jan.1, 2018: 1- 4 pm
All ages are welcome
Storytelling with Tsawout elder Earl Claxton Jr. (2-3 pm)
Suggested donation: $5 for adults, children free, members free
RSVP HERE (indoor space limited)
All Donations to Mary Lake Nature Sanctuary over $25 will be
matched 1:1 until Dec. 31st!
We have had a terrific year, and we want 2018 to be even better! Please help us make it a reality by donating to the Mary Lake Nature Sanctuary on or before December 31st to take advantage of a matching donation.
Also, 2017 is the last year you can take capitalize on the federal government’s Super Credit for charitable donations. For more information, visit the Donation tab on our website at www.marylakeconnections.ca
GVGS Membership has its Perks
When you become a member of the Greater Victoria Greenbelt Society you are supporting the preservation of the land and the work we do at the Mary Lake Nature Sanctuary. In return you get:
Until Dec. 25 you can purchase a yearly membership that will be valid until April 2019
Previous Guardians of Mary Lake can send us an email indicating their desire to transfer their membership to the GVGS. This will be valid until April of 2018. This transfer is in keeping with the New Society Act.
Adults -$20 Students/ Low Income - $10 Families - $30
Societies/Organizations - $50 Businesses/ Corporations - $100
2017: GVGS Busy as the Beavers
Recap of the past year: What your donations have done -
CRD, as well as a 10-acre lot along Millstream Road. This piece of property will remain with GVGS, and can be sold to bring in
additional revenue if required. Any buyer will have to be aligned with the vision and goals to that of the Sanctuary.
2. Onsite systems (reserve septic field) standards requirements by Vancouver Island Health Authority + J.E. Anderson
3. Fire Safety requirements: Driveway widening to allow fire truck turn around: Wagner & Sons, Don Mann Excavating Tree trimming around house and along driveway: Custom Falling Tree Service Ltd
Dry Hydrant site preparation and bonding
4. Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Hazard Assessment: Strathcona Forestry Consulting
revisions as we gather more information thru research and project partners.
You can read the latest version HERE
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