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Meaghan Cursons

Community Partnerships

Meaghan is a community animateur with big love on for the Comox Valley. She has worked extensively in the local tourism, cultural and conservation sectors in community outreach and marketing. She currently manages the Cumberland Forest campaign to purchase threatened forest lands surrounding Cumberland. Meaghan is passionate about grassroots community economic development, sustainability, celebration and the network economy and dedicates herself to projects that support these values. She also works as a facilitator and strategic planning consultant for organizations across Vancouver Island and the Salish Sea. When she finds time she plays music and writes stuff.  Meaghan resides in legendary Cumberland BC with her partner in crime Bobby Herron and their daughter Cadence.

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23

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GLOBAL BUSINESS, LOCAL IMPACTS

Words by Meaghan Cursons
Article Photo by Sarah Barrie
Gallery Photo by Cade Stewart
When is it better to do something by half? Allow AquaQuest to demonstrate.     One of the many big questions of 2020 is how we adapt and evolve...

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23

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DISTANCE

Poem by Meaghan Cursons
Photo by Scott Bell
The fire that forged the earth holds the space between us ancient atoms in our blood and bones pulled to the safety of flickering light Our...

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22

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FEATURED WORDS: BELTANE

Poem by Meaghan Cursons
Photo by Jennifer Brazil
Curled against you under the night sky your touch reminds methat my flesh is made from the spark and dust of inaccessible starsDawn takes a deep breathand...

Apr

9

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COVID-19 and hunger in the Comox Valley

Categories Covid-19, Online Only
Reflections on the journey from the centre of the storm. The people of the Comox Valley have always had a special knack for community organizing, but the...

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21

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FEATURED WORDS: WINTER'S POEM

Words by Meaghan Cursons
Photo by Eugene Chung
Even in the darkest winter under the frost-hardened earth the roots are deep in discussion through mycelium threads exchanging plans for spring sharing secrets...

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20

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WITCHES OF THE WOODS

Words by Meaghan Cursons
Photo by Karley Bracey
Folklore tells of female forms that dwell in the forest, personifying the power of this dark, natural world to frighten and...

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15

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THE PLACES WE MAKE

Words by Meaghan Cursons
Article photo by Janelle Lee
Gallery photos by Bobby Herron
and Laurel Rankin
The Cumberland Community Forest Society reflects deep-rooted passions to map out a flourishing future.     In Cumberland, the community...

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12

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Harvest & Shadows

Words by Meaghan Cursons
Photo by Jenn Dykstra
Summer lays down to sleep in the cool woods. The crisp fall air wakens. Trails of dark wet earth wind through the forest. The prints of thirsty animals in the...

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8

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Activating Arts And Culture

Words By Meaghan Cursons
A look at the work of the Comox Valley Community Arts Council.     If art is the reflection of community, the Comox Valley Community...

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7

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Market Innovator: Estevan Tuna

Words By Meaghan Cursons
Photo by Jenn Dykstra
A deliciously sustainable Comox Valley product     Fishing may be one of the planets oldest professions, but Estevan Tuna is all about...

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5

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Show Of Progress

Words By Meaghan Cursons
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
The stories told during the World Community Film Festival voice the passionate and varied work of present day activists and...

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3

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The Filberg Evolution

Words By Meaghan Cursons
Photo By Jenn Dykstra
It is perhaps one of the most quintessential views in the Comox Valley. The spit wrapping its sandy arm around the Comox Harbour. Denman and Hornby Islands...

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3

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Shared Source

Words By Meaghan Cursons
Photos By Ian Adams
And Sara Kempner
The Comox Lake watershed is beautiful. The bird’s eye view is truly epic. Crystal clear icy water flows down from the Comox Glacier and craggy snow topped...

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A Big Tent With Big Intent

Words By Meaghan Cursons
Photos by Ron Pogue
An authentic Italian Circus Tent was shipped half way around the planet to Vancouver Island this past summer. It arrived accompanied by a certified British...

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