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A Trip to an Irish Bog – or two!

In all my years of reading, including many historical, and yes, romance novels, about Ireland, I never thought I would actually get there. But I did. My cousin and I recently made a trip to Scotland and Ireland, tracing our family roots. Our fathers’ ancestors came from County Tipperary in Ireland. Of course, being involved [...]

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Join us for a crane-folding party November 12!

This year we are competing in the Festival of Trees and need YOUR help! The Festival of Trees is a celebration of Christmas trees decorated by different charities. The trees will be shown at the West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace. The most beautiful tree will win their organization a $500 donation! For our [...]

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Learn more about Burns Bog & peatlands!

The folks at Watershed Sentinel asked the Society to write articles about Burns Bog & peatlands for the September/October issue of their magazine. The Watershed Sentinel has made both articles about Burns Bog available online. Click here to read the article about Burns Bog. Click here to read the article about wildlife in Burns Bog. [...]

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Can you escape our new hair-raising fundraiser?

You are trapped in an alternate reality where you and your friends or family sneak into Burns Bog on All Hallows’ Eve. Tethered to the land are the eight souls of World War II soldiers, killed by bombs made of the very peat you are standing on! You must free their souls, or risk being [...]

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Delta Council passed 3rd reading of MK Delta’s plans in Burns Bog. What’s next?

Delta Mayor and Council passed third reading of MK Delta Lands Group’s plans in Burns Bog on July 26, 2016. The next step for MK Delta’s application is for the Corporation to apply to the BC Agriculture Land Commission for rezoning. Our fight does not stop here. We need your help to tell the Agriculture Land [...]

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Burns Bog Fire 100% Contained.

The fire that broke out in Burns Bog on July 3 is now 100% contained and Highway 17 has been reopened. A region of the road was closed as a precautionary measure after gusts of wind caused the flames to spread. Some businesses in the Tilbury Industrial area were temporarily evacuated. This closure, along with [...]

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Burns Bog Fire 60% contained.

The Fire in Burns Bog started on Sunday, July 3 just before 12pm. The blaze began near highway 17 and was fueled by gusts of wind, spreading the flames from 10 hectares to 55 hectares. 90 firefighters from different jurisdictions were battling the fire. A region of Highway 17 was closed off, and businesses in [...]

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Public Hearing for MK Delta’s development plans set for July 26, 2016.

The Corporation of Delta is holding a public hearing on MK Delta Lands Group’s industrial plans in Burns Bog. The meeting requests the public’s input on MK Delta’s plans to build an industrial park on 155 acres of bog land. Below are the details of event location/time: Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Time: 6:00pm Location: [...]

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