Mimulus has moved!

Mimulus has moved!

We are happy to announce that we have moved to a new location.  Our new address is 2450 Kelly Road, Courtenay, BC  V9N 9M7.  This new site is much better suited to our services.  Please make changes to your contact list!
New Wetlandkeepers

New Wetlandkeepers

Last weekend was a great time to train our newest Wetlandkeepers.  Participants came from all over British Columbia to learn about mapping, measuring, and monitoring wetlands.  Sponsored by the BC Wildlife Federation and organized by the Mid-Vancouver Island Habitat...
Fall RAR courses

Fall RAR courses

There will be three offerings of the RAR methods course this fall; October 23-25 (Kamloops), November 13-15 (North Vancouver), and December 21-23 (North Vancouver).  This 3-day methods course for the Riparian Areas Regulation is soon to be mandatory.  The course...
Prince Rupert Wetlandkeepers

Prince Rupert Wetlandkeepers

We had a terrific weekend training new Wetlandkeepers in Prince Rupert.  Folks came all the way from Terrace to take this estuary-oriented course, which was funded through the BC Wildlife Federation.  Participants completed transect surveys, bird surveys, vegetation...
It’s nesting time!

It’s nesting time!

It’s that time of year, when all the birds are getting their nests ready and laying their eggs.  And it is the perfect time to have eagle and heron nest assessments started!  These types of assessments are important to start early in development stages and not...
Terrace has new Wetlandkeepers

Terrace has new Wetlandkeepers

A Wetlandkeepers course was completed in Terrace this last weekend.  Twenty one participants surveyed a fen and a swamp and started a bird survey at a marshy wetland complex.  It was a weekend of fun, mud, and water! For more information about Wetlandkeepers or if you...
New trail system in North Courtenay

New trail system in North Courtenay

A new walking trail has been constructed near a developing subdivision, connecting the Barbara Road Greenway to the Seal Bay Park trails. Under the guidance of Mimulus and the cooperation of a local developer, this new trail provides residents with access to Seal Bay...
Wetlands Institute

Wetlands Institute

Sponsored by the BC Wildlife Federation, the Wetlands Institute is an intensive 7 day hands-on workshop that educates participants about wetland stewardship, restoration and construction skills. Participants receive support from knowledgeable experts and obtain...
Environmental Technician Skills

Environmental Technician Skills

Mimulus can provide specialized training for all experience levels. Courses can include components from Describing Terrestrial Ecosystems in the Field, Vegetation Resource Inventory: Ecology stream, Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification, and wetland classification....
Riparian Areas Regulation Methods

Riparian Areas Regulation Methods

This 3-day course for professionals describes the basics of completing a riparian areas assessment and submitting a report under the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operation’s Riparian Areas Regulation. A portion of the course is completed in the...