Qualicum Beach News

The combined efforts of local eagle lovers, land holders, regional governments and First Nations have raised funding for the purchase and protection of an eagle sanctuary in French Creek.
A resident was scammed out of over $30,000 after responding to a Microsoft virus pop up and allowing remote access to their computer on March 28.
The Town of Qualicum Beach will host a military parade and festivities on May 7.
The Board of Education has announced that Phil Munro will be joining School District No. 69 (Qualicum) in the role of director of operations, effective May 24.
Emergency Management Oceanside is continuously working to improve plans to support Oceanside residents and businesses for any emergency or disaster.
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 255 complaints, including a potted Bonsai tree reported stolen in the 400 block of Yambury Road, Qualicum Beach.
They were struck from behind while walking single file along the shoulder facing oncoming traffic. The force of the collision pushed the two people and their pets into the ditch, according to Nanaimo RCMP.
Native pollinators are threatened by a number of factors, including pesticide use, disease transfer from non-native honey bees and climate change, but the primary factor is habitat loss, according to NALT. 
During this time period Oceanside RCMP received 226 complaints, including a boat and trailer stolen, and later recovered by RCMP, in Parksville.
MVIHES is promoting salmon-friendly lawns through a Yellow Fish program, where residents who pledge to not water their lawns or use chemical herbicides and pesticides will receive a yellow fish sign to help promote the message of water conservation.

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