We hear you. The Cowichan Valley’s natural environment is a big part of what makes this place special. But the Cowichan environment is changing. You’ve told us your concerns about water, flooding, fire, drought and climate change. You have questions about land development, agriculture and forestry.
The Discourse Cowichan team is here to go deeper than the daily news to give you the information you need to navigate this changing environment.
The ocean paddling expedition to remote island communities like Lasqueti and Gabriola centers local sustainability knowledge.
A group of citizen volunteers is mobilizing to explore connections and create solutions for the Koksilah watershed.
‘The idea of a forest fire is terrifying to me. One on our sacred mountain is even more terrifying, if that’s at all possible,’ writes Jared Qwustenuxun Williams
The Discourse asked a meteorologist about smoke forecasts, air quality and data.
A reader wanted to know how whales have been doing through COVID-19. I asked some experts.
North Cowichan is reviewing its forest management regime. Here’s what you need to know.
I asked the president of Cowichan Beekeepers what local pollinators need to be healthy.
How bad was the flooding, what will it take to rebuild and who still needs help? Here’s your primer on Cowichan Valley, after the flood.
I asked a seismologist what damage the Cowichan Valley could expect if a major earthquake strikes, and how to get prepared.
One of them is suing the federal government for failing to protect youth from climate health impacts.