• Inspire Yourself!

    Join us May 4th for our largest ever Native Plant Garden tour ... Read More
  • Protected: Ty Mynydd

    Newly protected habitat in Metchosin complements existing park Read More
  • Make Turtle Homes:

    Basking logs go into Swan Lake Read More
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  • Native Plant Garden Tour
  • These videos highlight how you can help
  • Goodbye and Hello

Join us for our annual Native Plant Garden Tour on Sunday afternoon, May 4th. Download the the tour guide here , or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 250 995 2428 for more information. Bring the whole family for a free tour filled with new friends, experiences, and ideas for your own property. You’ll see some of the six public and four private gardens of all sizes and ages. Some gardens are strictly native while others incorporate native species with imported ornamentals. Shady forest gardens, sunny rock outcrops, wetlands, nurseries, ponds, and plants await your visit.

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Thanks to Shaw TV's "Did You Know" segement, HAT can share some great quick videos about our work and how you can be involved.

First up is a video about our Citizen Science projects, in particular the Blue-grey Taildropper Slug. Everyone can particpate in science!

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As spring approaches, changes are afoot not only in the wildlflower meadows, but also at the HAT office.  Peter Dunsmore-Papagiannis, HAT Community & Development Coordinator is leaving HAT to join the Our Place Society team. We know that Peter will continue to have a positive impact on our community through his work at Our Place, and are delighted that he has offered to continue as volunteer with HAT. So this is not so much "goodbye," as "see you soon!"

At the same time we are pleased to announce that Paige Erickson-McGee will be joining HAT as our new Community &

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  • Garden for Wildlife Gardening with native plants, organic lawn care, and more ideas for home
  • Protect my Land Learn about options to protect nature on your land through covenants or donations of land.
  • Get kids outside Create a native plant garden at your school or go on a field trip to Goldstream
  • Care for Endangered Species Endangered turtles, snakes, and slugs need your help, and so does HAT
  • Volunteer Help care for parks and natural areas, and meet new people too!
  • Donate Become a member and support HAT's mission
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