The Langley Environmental Partners Society


The Langley Environmental Partners Society (LEPS), formed in January 1993, is a partnership between School District #35, the Township of Langley, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Kwantlen College, the Langley Field Naturalists Society, the Nicomekl Enhancement Society, the Bertrand Creek Enhancement Committee, and the Salmon River Watershed Management Partnership.
 
LEPS aims:
  • to promote and conduct balanced environmental protection and restoration activities in the Township of Langley
  • to provide technical support to other community volunteer groups conducting environmental work
  • to provide education and work experience for post-secondary and secondary students in areas related to environmental protection
  • to foster community in the Langley area through environmentally oriented partnerships between government, teaching institutions, community associations, and businesses
Projects completed by LEPS include:
  • planting trees along the shores of the stream
  • stream mapping
  • stream habitat restoration projects
  • fencing livestock from sensitive spawning habitat
  • marking storm drains and putting up signs indicating stream crossings and stream rehabilitation
  • a weekly environmental column in the Langley Times and a bi-annual newsletter (the Watershed Guardian)
  • setting up the Langley Watershed Stewardship Training Program.
 
Category: Watershed Stewardship
Organization: Langley Environmental Partners Society (LEPS)
Address: 4914--221st Street, Langley, BC V3A 3Z8
Phone: (604) 533-6054
Fax: (604) 533-6098
Contact: Kim Anderson