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January 2018

LITTLE BROWN BAT REHOUSING WORKSHOP

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presented by Felix Martinez-Nunez, MSc, RP Bio, of the South Coast Bat Conservation Society at Wildwood Wildwood is fortunate to house a precious colony of little brown bats (Myotis lucifigus), an endangered species.  For decades they have lived in the roof of the Homestead.  We are gently relocating them nearby to more suitable and specially built housing that the whole colony can enjoy.  Join us to learn more about these wild and wonderful creatures, and to help build new bat…

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February 2018

Guided Tour of Wildwood

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildwood Ecoforest, 2929 Crane Rd
Nanaimo, BC Canada
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Bring family and friends for a walk among the old growth trees of Wildwood Ecoforest - the oldest continuously-managed ecoforest in North America. Your guide, zoologist Bruce Hepburn, will highlight key features that demonstrate sustainable forestry practices, such as leaving large old seed trees for natural regeneration and dead standing trees for woodpecker and owl nests. Please meet at the visitor centre at 1 pm and dress for the weather.   Rain or shine. Tour by donation (Suggested donation $10)

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March 2018

Work Party at Wildwood – Road Cleaning and Gate Building

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildwood Ecoforest, 2929 Crane Rd
Nanaimo, BC Canada

Homestead Restoration Work Parties - Where you'll meet the wildest friends! Our focus today:  Road Cleaning and Gate Building We’ve drilled a new well and the well drilling process produced a stream of fine rock sludge that flowed across the road. Help redistribute the sludge and repair the road. Rubber boots recommended. Also help rebuild a decayed wood access gate. Join us and make your personal contribution to the homestead restoration. No experience necessary.  Work parties take place from 10…

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YellowPoint Ecological Society Tour of Wildwood

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wildwood Ecoforest, 2929 Crane Rd
Nanaimo, BC Canada
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Wildwood Work Party – Furniture Building

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Homestead Restoration Work Parties -  Where you'll meet the wildest friends! Today's focus:  DIY Furniture Building We’re building 4 bed frames from lumber milled on the property. The lumber has already been cut and sanded, and the frames will be assembled in place in the bedrooms. We’re also building and staining a live edge dining table and a kitchen island. Come learn with us! No experience required. All materials supplied. Join us and make your personal contribution to the homestead…

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