The University of Victoria campus is a unique and important natural area. The campus is in four watersheds that extend in all directions through Victoria, Oak Bay and Saanich. It has several large forests, Garry Oak meadows, the remnants of an old orchard, a ravine, stormwater management installations that include several rain gardens, and hundreds of native large veteran native and ornamental trees from around the world. The natural areas are used for research, teaching and promoting environmental stewardship. This report presents a summary of the various initiatives to restore habitat on campus, the studies that have been done in support of management plans, the various people and groups involved in restoring habitat and what has been accomplished. The document is available here below in 5 parts to download.
Full document (approx. 22MB)