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CRD, Habitat Acquisition Trust to spend $3.4M on 20-hectare forest park in Saanich

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is contributing $2 million to purchase the Mountain Road Forest property in Saanich to establish a new regional park in partnership with the Habitat Acquisition Trust (HAT). The CRD plans to purchase and conserve a 20-hectare property west of Mountain Road and south of Excelsior Road for $3.4 million – $1.4 million from the HAT...

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CRD adds 12 hectares of undeveloped land to Mount Work Regional Park

Mount Work Regional Park just got a little bit bigger. Capital Regional District announced on Wednesday it has purchased 12.1 hectares of undeveloped land adjacent to Mount Work Regional Park. The district says the parcel is primarily second-growth Douglas fir forest, with “intermittent patches of open rock bluffs.” “This acquisition helps preserve this area for future generations, provides important ecological...

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CRD warns of wastewater discharge at Macaulay Point pump station

The Capital Regional District is advising residents to temporarily avoid swimming in multiple shorelines for the next couple of days. Construction on the Macaulay Point pump station will require wastewater to be discharged from the short outfall on June 22. People are asked to avoid entering the water as the wastewater may pose a health risk. The shorelines affected will...

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