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LEPS Overview

LEPS Overview



General Overview of the Langley Environmental Partners Society and the Services they Provide to the Township of Langley

General Overview of the Langley Environmental Partners Society and the Services they Provide to the Township of Langley



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  • Who is LEPS Langley Environmental Partners Society (LEPS) is a charitable, non-profit, partnership-driven, organization founded in 1993 to achieve our mission of protecting and restoring the natural environment through education, cooperation and action . Our mandate is: ·        To promote and conduct watershed protection and restoration activities; ·        To provide technical support to community volunteer groups conducting environmental work; ·        To provide education and work experience for students in areas related to environmental sciences; and, ·        To foster community cooperation through environment-oriented partnerships among government, teaching institutions, community associations and businesses.. 

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  • Langley Environmental Partners Society From Awareness to Action
  • What is LEPS?
    • A Registered Non-Profit Charitable Society
    • A Community Asset
  • A History of Partnerships
    • Government
    • Township of Langley
    • Fisheries & Oceans Canada
    • Environment Canada
    • Metro Vancouver Regional District
    • Fraser Valley Regional District
    • BC Ministry of Environment
    • BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands
    • City of Surrey
    • City of Abbotsford
    • Educational Institutions
    • Trinity Western University
    • Simon Fraser University
    • University of British Columbia
    • School District #35
    • Kwantlen College
    • University of the Fraser Valley
    • Community Groups
    • Bertrand Creek Enhancement Society
    • Nicomekl Enhancement Society
    • Little Campbell Watershed Society
    • Salmon River Enhancement Society
    • Yorkson Watershed Stewardship Committee
    • Glen Valley Watersheds Society
    • Pepin Brook StreamKeepers
    • Langley Field Naturalists
    • Central Valley Naturalists
    • Metro Vancouver Park Associations
    • Fraser Valley Regional Watersheds Coalition
    • Greater Vancouver Invasive Plant Council
    • Pacific Streamkeepers Federation
    • First Nations
    • Katzie First Nation
    • Kwantlen First Nation
  • LEPS Education Program
    • School-based Education
    • Community-based Education
  • Water Wise
    • Over 10,500 door-to-door visits since 2001
    • Promoting residential Water Conservation
  • Private Well Network
    • Community-based Education
    • Private Well Atlas
  • Water Weeks Explore. Engage. Experience.
  • Langley Demonstration Garden
    • Sustainable Homes and Gardens
  • Wildlife Conservation Program
    • Identify sensitive areas for conservation in developing areas
    • Work with endangered species recovery teams to protect and restore critical habitat
  • Agricultural Stewardship Program
    • Manure Maiden
    • horse manure composting project
    Murrayville Community Gardens
  • Habitat Restoration Program
    • Streamside tree planting and fencing
    • In-stream habitat enhancement
  • Invasive Species Program
    • Invasive plant species removal– morning glory, scotchbroom, English ivy, Himalayan balsam, blackberry, purple loosestrife, lamiastrum
  • Mapping and Data Collection
    • Sensitive Habitat Inventory and Mapping (SHIM)
    • Fish Presence maps
    • Watercourse Classification Maps
    • Wildlife Habitat Matrix and mapping
    • Over 1700 Km of streams and ditches mapped
  • Youth Enhancing Aquatic Habitats
    • Life and Job Skills training thru Hands- on Community Action projects
  • Langley Stewardship Education through Community Engagement
    • Langley Environmental
    • Partners Society
    • 604.532.3511
    • www.leps.bc.ca