Year in Review: 2021

January 7, 2022 – As the first week of the new year comes to a close, we reflect on the last 12-months and prepare for the year ahead.  We are reminded of what a remarkable year 2021 was, just see for yourself as we capture a few of the stories from the year below!

Many thanks to residents, team members and numerous partners who support the District as we work towards our vision – being an inclusive, healthy, and self-sufficient community where the rainforest meets the sea.

January 2021

  • King Tides greeted us, leaving significant debris at Whiffin Spit. District Parks staff and contractors tended to the popular park to maintain access
    • Of note, once again, tides are rolling in and the public is reminded to expect the trail to function as a nature trail for most of the season until enhanced maintenance can be completed in full after the winter weather and hide tides ease, read more >>

February 2021

March 2021

  • Council adopts “low carbon resilience” as defined by the Integrated Climate Action for BC Communities Initiatives as the District of Sooke’s definition of green lens/climate first
  • District receives BC Hydro Community Regreening Grant.
    • Trees will be planted in Pond’s Park Corridor, the future home of the Stickleback Dog Park (named for its location on the Stickleback Urban Trail); Winfield Park, home to an ecologically sensitive wetland and; DeMamiel Creek Park, a current green space located at 2410 Sunriver Way.

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