Monthly Archives: October 2014

Spring Ridge Commons Public Meeting Notes

The purpose of this meeting was to allow as broad of stakeholders as possible to come together to share their points of view.  Some of the discussion questions that people were asked to reflect on to assist in this process … Continue reading

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July 23rd Meeting to Discuss the Future of Spring Ridge Commons

On July 23, 2014,  Martin Pratt * organized a meeting at 5 p.m. near the centre of Spring Ridge Commons, where the gazebo/trellis used to be. Questions posed before the meeting on Event Page for this Meeting: What is your … Continue reading

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Big Trellis Structure + Map of Garden

Martin Pratt *     What the hell happened to the big trellis structure by the centre of the commons and the nice sign that was on it with the map of the garden?   (on July 13)   Responses: Dan Miller *   Are … Continue reading

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Reuben Garbanzo (aka Bobby Arbess)

Spring Ridge Commons, is a school district property in the heart of the Fernwood Neighbourhood, in Victoria. It is the site of the city’s last standing one-room wooden schoolhouse that was demolished in the sixties and sat as a derelict … Continue reading

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Conservation program gets students hands-on in nature

  28 Sep 2014    Times Colonist    PEDRO ARRAIS parrais@timescolonist.com In the school system, educators generally teach children the skills to succeed in life. A program offered to schools by the Habitat Acquisition Trust seeks to augment their learning … Continue reading

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Important Message

Spring Ridge Commons is at a critical juncture. The future of this multi-layered food forest as a public permaculture demonstration site and a freely accessible community open space is at stake. The Fernwood NRG is hosting a public meeting on … Continue reading

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Vancouver Island Permaculture

This is an awesome permaculture educational site; a real asset to Victoria and Vancouver Island.

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Lee Herrin

On September 3rd, Lotus posted on Facebook: Response from Lee Herrin: Hi Lotus, Sorry it took me a while to respond. I was on vacation for the last two weeks of August. Thanks for your thoughts. I was surprised myself … Continue reading

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Dan Miller

On October 2nd, Dan wrote: I was not able to attend the SRC meeting as I was out of town, but look forward hearing of the outcome and perhaps viewing the video transcript recorded by Brent Howard. One definite input … Continue reading

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Renee Lindstrom

On September 18th, Renee wrote: I have been considering this Spring Ridge Common’s post since it landed on my page yesterday. I read the article and was distracted by the fabulous effort that went into the magazine layout and contents. … Continue reading

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