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  • Can we dream big for our little school? on FolkU Radio@89.5

    Posted on Tuesday June 08, 2021
    Can we dream big for our little school? on FolkU Radio@89.5What would it mean to dream big for the Cortes Island School and other small, rural schools? This week Dr. Jeremy Marrow, Superintendent of SD72 which includes Cortes Island, Quadra, and Campbell River joins us in studio to talk about rural education, what we can learn from COVID about how to make ... Continue Reading »
  • Wildfire & Forest Management on Folk U Radio @CKTZ 89.5FM

    Posted on Thursday May 27, 2021
    Wildfire & Forest Management on Folk U Radio @CKTZ 89.5FMTune in to Folk U Radio this Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. to CKTZ 89.5 FM Cortes Community Radio or livestream on cortesradio.ca to learn more about our local forests, Wildfire Risk, Wildfire Risk Mitigation, the Cortes Community Forest, and upcoming management plans with Mark Lombard, ... Continue Reading »
  • Lake Biology 101 on Folk U Radio @ CKTZ89.5FM

    Posted on Wednesday May 12, 2021
    Lake Biology 101 on Folk U Radio @ CKTZ89.5FMWhat does it mean to love our local lakes? Learn more this week at Folk U Radio with Friends of Cortes Island and local guests Miranda Cross and Rex Weyler at 1 p.m. on CKTZ 89.5FM and on cortesradio.ca What is the basis of lake biology? How can humans impact and heal lakes? Tips on what ca... Continue Reading »
  • Reporter's Roundtable this Folk U Radio @CKTZ 89.5FM

    Posted on Wednesday May 05, 2021
    Reporter's Roundtable this Folk U Radio @CKTZ 89.5FMWhat do we talk about when we talk about the environment? Rural Reporters on all things environmental/land-use/ecological justice/resource/climate this Friday, May 7th at 1 p.m. What is the Reporter’s Roundtable?The Reporters Roundtable is produced... Continue Reading »
  • Well done Cortes! MicroGrants 4 Neighbours Jury Time

    Posted on Wednesday April 28, 2021
    Well done Cortes! MicroGrants 4 Neighbours Jury TimeDear CommunityThank you so much for your exuberant and creative response to the MicroGrants for Neighbours Call Out. We received 43 applications brought forward to benefit the health, youth, literacy, arts, and general inter-connectedness of the Cortes Island community. <b class=TINb... Continue Reading »
  • Introducing Cortes CPR on Folk U Radio @89.5

    Posted on Monday April 19, 2021
    Introducing Cortes CPR on Folk U Radio @89.5 This Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. on Folk U Radio. How will Cortes Island create resiliency, address the climate emergency, and attend to hearts that are heavy with the pain of the world. Climate Change presents Cortes CPR - Climate Plan for Resilience. Join Host Manda Aufochs Gillespie and an al... Continue Reading »
  • Comment > A wonderful idea!

    Posted on Friday October 12, 2018
    Comment > A wonderful idea! Comment on "TODAY! at Folk U... How even YOU can change a car tire": Thanks for doing this. How wonderful. Continue Reading »
  • Comment > Thanks to our Anonymous Donors!

    Posted on Monday July 09, 2018
    Comment > Thanks to our Anonymous Donors!Comment on "Young Writers Prize Results 2017/18!": The Young Writers Prize is a foundational piece of literacy outreach on Cortes Island. It would simply not happen each year without the generous support of our anonymous donors! Continue Reading »
  • Comment > Thank you Travis+Lit Now team!

    Posted on Friday June 29, 2018
    Comment > Thank you Travis+Lit Now team!Comment on "Young Writers Prize Results 2017/18!": ~for the positive energy and fun opportunities for literacy and youth! My family has been thankful for your good work. Continue Reading »
  • Comment > Thanks

    Posted on Thursday June 28, 2018
    Comment > ThanksComment on "Young Writers Prize Results 2017/18!": Thanks for hosting something so entertaining and thanks to the volunteer judges for the awesome feedback! Continue Reading »

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