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Adam Reid

50 Places Project: Burrard Inlet

səl̓ilw̓ət (Sleilwaut) is the Hun’qumyi’num name for Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm. It’s the place from which the səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) people derive their name. Tsleil-Waututh means “The People of the Inlet.” This marine area lies within the territory of the səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) peoples.

YELP: Leaders of Today

At the end of this year’s Youth Environmental Leadership Program, we say goodbye to six of our youth, now graduating and moving on to further education and travel.

More Muskeg: The Taiga Plains

The Taiga Plains is an ecoprovince that extends into the northeast corner of B.C., forming part of the traditional territories of Dene-thah, Dunne-za, Kaska Dene, and Sekani First Nations. It is a small portion of a larger ecozone of low-lying plains centred on the Mackenzie River.

A Marsh? A Bog? A Swamp? A Fen?

Wetlands can be a bit baffling. What is a bog? Is it different than a fen? And what the heck is muskeg? The Northern Boreal Mountains ecoprovince is a great place to start in answering these questions.