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Restoration Project

A partnership restoration project has rejuvenated the bog, mainly by controlling fluctuations in water levels, and eliminating the masses of recent willow growth which was a major cause of water loss through evapo-transpiration.

Restoration Project Articles and Surveys

2008

Rithet's Bog Conservation Society, Spring/Summer 2008 - Michael Carson
Rithet's Bog Trail User Survey

2006

The Victoria Naturalist, Vol. 63.2, Sept/Oct 2006- Sharon Hartwell
Rithet's Bog: a Brief History of the Restoration Project and Update on Recent Events (pdf)

2003

BARA Bugle (Broadmead Area Residents Association Newsletter), Spring 2003 - Sharon Hartwell
Rithet's Bog - Looking Good!

Times Colonist, May 5, 2003 - Jack Knox
Something to Chirp About - Hard work revives Rithet's Bog, a once dying ecosystem

BARA Bugle (Broadmead Area Residents Association Newsletter), Fall 2003 - Sharon Hartwell
Weir One Year Old! The Rithet's Bog restoration project

2002

BARA Bugle (Broadmead Area Residents Association Newsletter), Spring 2002 - Sharon Hartwell
Rithet's Bog update - Restoration work primed to begin this summer!

Saanich News, Sept 11, 2002 - Vern Faulkner
Weir to Stabilize Water Levels in Beloved Bog
- Joint project is meant to reverse adverse impacts of development

2001

BARA Bugle (Broadmead Area Residents Association Newsletter), Spring 2001 - Sharon Hartwell
Rithet's Bog - Where has all the water gone, and what is being done about it?

Times Colonist, September 2, 2001 - Jody Paterson
If the Bog Has Its Way

 

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