Dream Big!

Myah Wallace is a beautiful and strong sixteen year-old who has set a huge goal for herself. She and her mother, Angela Carroll-Wallace, have been busy fund-raising to go to Peru in October. Now that in itself is a major goal. However, Myah has a disability that makes it difficult for her to keep her balance and sometimes she has trouble with her speech. This “extra” challenge hasn't stopped Myah from reaching her goal.

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Ground Water

Many of us in rural communities rely on ground water for drinking, domestic, agricultural and industrial uses. Our streams, fish, and wildlife also depend on ground water.

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Wild Berry Walk

Seeking the elusive trailing blackberry and blackcap raspberry, our group of eight began a trek up the Caren Range on a perfect morning on Saturday, July 31st. Our guide Barb Higgins, otherwise known as Sechelt Elder Xwu'p'a'lich, took us to a place where she has gathered berries many times.

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A Fed Bear can Become a Dead Bear

 Our garbage or rather the sloppy ways we handle our waste can lead to conflicts with our neighbours – the wild ones, especially!

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We all need clean water

Water is essential for life and plays a vital role in the proper functioning of the Earth’s ecosystems. The pollution of water has a serious impact on all living creatures, and can negatively affect the use of water for drinking, household needs, fishing, transportation, and commerce.

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SCRAPS, How it All Began

I can’t believe it’s been 22 years! My friends and I may have been talking about recycling even before the summer of ‘88, but it was then that SCRAPS began to get off the ground. All the papers have disappeared from my filing cabinet. I think I passed them on, a few years back, to some SCRAPS board members who were trying to save the society—so, you’ll have to forgive me if I get things wrong after all this time, in terms of places, dates, etc..But here is my recollection of how SCRAPS began.

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