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October 5, 2008

Notice Board

Filed under: Governance and Legal,Kids zone — Jocko @ 2:13 pm

School District #64 (Gulf Islands)

A regular meeting of the Board of School Trustees will be held at the Saturna Island School on Wednesday October 8th commencing at 1 pm.  To view the agenda for this meeting, please refer to  Public Welcome!

October 4, 2008

Stewardship Education Day

Filed under: Kids zone,Nature watch,Sustainable Living — Jocko @ 3:57 pm

A North Pender Island Stewardship Education Day will be held upstairs at the Community Hall

on Saturday October 11th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.


10:00 am – Exhibits open for community viewing

10:30 am – Rats! Alternative solutions to rodent control

11:30 am – Pender’s endangered species, the Western Painted Turtle

12:30 pm – Homeowner incentives for Solar Hot Water Systems

1:30 pm – Deer Ecology 101 “The Life of Bambi”

Numerous informative and fun displays about landowner stewardship.

Sponsored by:  North Pender Island Local Trust Committee; M.K. Ince and Associates Ltd., Wind Energy Engineering  mkince.caEnvironmental Farm PlanPender Island Conservancy Assn.HAT (Habitat Aquisition Trust)Islands Trust Fund;  and SolarBC.

Flu shots…

Filed under: Services — Jocko @ 1:57 pm

The popular Flu Vaccine Clinics will resume this month at the Pender Island Pharmacy.  Call ahead to book your spot.  Remember if you are traveling to ask about vaccines for hepatitis or traveler’s diarrhea.  Other vaccines are also available through the pharmacy.  Feel free to inquire at:  250-629-6555

Giant Plant Sale…

Filed under: Gardening — Jocko @ 1:45 pm

The Pender Island Garden Club Presents:


Thursday the 9th of October, starting at 12:30 pm at the Anglican Church Hall.

Everyone is welcome!

“Bring and Buy” plants, seeds, produce, cut flowers, and organic garlic.

October 1, 2008

Nominations now being accepted…

Filed under: Governance and Legal — Jocko @ 12:43 pm

Just a reminder that nominations for Islands Trust Trustees and CRD Director are now open until October 10th  (see previous post from September 7th).

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