Recent Projects: January 2015.

March 2015:

  • We just received our feedback to our motion to compel Kinder Morgan /TMX to answer our Round 2 Intervenor Questions more specifically.  Their response 28 out of 31 questions were responded to with the same quote:”In  accordance with Board Ruling No. 33 (Filing IDA63066), Trans Mountain’s response provided sufficient information and detail for the Board in its consideration of the application and no further response is required.”
  • Our cover letter stated we thought they addressed our questions and listed those.
    Adequate Responses Inadequate responses
    4, 5, 10, 11, 14, 16, 18,21, 23, 25, 26 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32.
    11 acceptable responses 18 did not answer the question.

    So which of our acceptable answers got the No further response is required comments too?.  We did not ask for one… looks like someone didn’t read the question!

  • See their response here

January 2015:

See Oil Spill Risks for our area on three websites :

  1. For Race Rocks:
  2. For Metchosin Coastal
  3. For the Friends of Ecological Reserves

December, 2014

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    Boreal Owl at Race Rocks. Photo by Alex Fletcher

    As we have done for many years, this year again we took part in the Christmas Bird Count at Race Rocks on December 28. Val George, an experienced birder spent the morning out there and in the process came up with the rarest find of the Sooke Area bird count, A Boreal Owl.