Eagle Extravaganza, is how Tracey Bleackley would describe the current conditions of Goldstream Park. Although the salmon spawning season is winding down, eagle feasting season has just begun and will continue until Christmas. Tracey, manager and naturalist at the Goldstream Nature House counted 73 eagles in one day, all there to feast on the spawned salmon in the river. “It is a different kind of holiday activity that the whole family can enjoy,” Tracey suggests.
In celebration of the eagles and salmon at Goldstream, Habitat Acquisition Trust (HAT) has launched an educational activity booklet handed out to the next 15,000… Read More
You can support HAT's work to conserve natural areas in Southern Vancouver Island for wildlife, people, and future generations by making a donation.Read More
Happy Holidays from everyone at Habitat Acquisition Trust! For the first time, HAT is offering the opportunity to give the gift of nature - a wonderful way to #givenature over the holidays and into the new year.
As HAT begins the Western Screech Owl Project , we are offering a gift certificate for the symbolic protection of Western Screech Owl Forest Habitat:
One parcel (city lot size = 8500 sq ft) for the cost of $50 .… Read More
Do you want attractive, easy to maintain, dought tolerant gardens that attract birds and butterflies?
The best plant choices for gardens are often the native plants that thrive naturally in our region. A native plant includes those species that were here prior to European settlement. Rewarding and dynamic, “naturescapes” are functional gardens that reflect the native richness and beauty of our unique region.
Check out HAT's Gardening with… Read More