HAT is hiring! If you want a to make a difference for the rare ecosystems and species and local natural areas, and have a passion for community development and fundraising, read the job posting and description below, and consider applying.
Community & Development Coordinator
Position type : Permanent, Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
Location : 827 Broughton St, Victoria, B.C.
Application deadline : March 9, 2014
Habitat Acquisition Trust is a regional land trust that helps people understand and care for nature in the Capital region of British Columbia. HAT works with our community to legally protect natural landscapes through acquisition and covenant, provides resources… Read More
DELAYED : Please note that due to a persistant, heavy accumulation of snow at the top of Oak Haven Park, we are delaying the event until March 8th. We hadn't planned for snow in Victoria in March, which goes to show that nature likes to surprise.
HAT holds a Conservation Covenant on… Read More
Basking logs are an important part of wetland habitats. Turtles, amphibians, birds, and many other animals use them to rest and get some sun. For ectothermic (cold-blooded) animals, such as turtles, this is particularly important. They rely on the sun to produce vitamin D, help raise their body temperature and get their metabolism moving, and keep their shells healthy. However, through years of well-intentioned, if misplaced, care, many of our lakes are entirely devoid of basking logs. Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary is a great example. Today, the lake and surrounding area are a nature park, but previous agricultural users removed… Read More