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[text_output]LEPS is a non-profit, partnership-driven organization founded in 1993 to achieve the mission of “protecting and restoring the natural environment through education, cooperation and action.”[/text_output]

LEPS works with a diverse variety of partners to achieve common environmental goals focusing on:

  • Environmental education and awareness.
  • Inventory and mapping of local fisheries
    and wildlife resources.
  • Fisheries and wildlife habitat protection
    and restoration.
  • Watershed stewardship coordination and
    technical training.


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[text_output]LEPS exists to facilitate and increase long-term environmental sustainability within the region by integrating education, cooperation and action into all aspects of its work. This is done by including its partners and the community in all activities and projects undertaken by the organization.[/text_output]

LEPS activities are primarily focused on the following:


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LEPS also fulfills the needs of the volunteer-based stewardship community by providing local groups with support that includes:

  • Information and training
  • Promotion and coordination of public awareness events
  • Acting as a resource centre
  • Researching community watershed needs
  • Offering technical assistance for restoration projects
  • Providing community watershed project coordination and supervision

LEPS as a Model

LEPS has a favourable reputation due to the success of the relationships that have been built with its partners; especially the Township of Langley (ToL). The partnership between LEPS and the Township of Langley is seen as a model for all communities dealing with watershed issues. ToL has developed a positive reputation and a progressive muncipality on environmental issues by showing such strong support for LEPS and volunteer stewardship.

Goals and Objectives

  • To promote and conduct watershed protection and restoration activities within the community
  • To provide technical support to community volunteer groups conducting environmental work
  • To provide education and work experience for students in areas related to environmental sciences
  • To foster community cooperation in the Langley area through environment-oriented partnerships among government, teaching institutions, community associations and businesses


How can you help LEPS?

  1. Volunteer
  2. Donate
  3. Become a Member
  4. Attend an event or workshop

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