Songhees youth earning GPS and Mapping skills in the field
Songhees youth learning GPS and Mapping skills in the field

Connecting people to land and each other to support youth and ecocultural learning. We have four goals:


Restoration – Support Community Resurgence, Restoration and Planning Projects

  • Support community-driven eco-cultural restoration projects and planning in the Capital Region

Youth- Engage, Support and Empower Youth

  • Create skills and capacity building activities with and for youth in schools and community (i.e. field sampling, lab skills, mapping, and website development)

Education – Create Place-based Education and Learning Resources

  • Organize ecosystem and science-based field trips and create resources that include indigenous knowledge and community priorities

Community of Practice – Grow the Living Lab Community of Practice (COP)

Develop mutually supportive relationships among local First Nations, community/NGO’s, government, schools, and the University of Victoria

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