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Welcome to A Rocha

In an environmental context often characterized by fear and paralysis, A Rocha is bringing hope through care of both people and places. We are preserving sensitive habitats and threatened species, growing organic food and feeding people living on low income, inspiring school children and training young people. A Rocha is changing the way people treat the earth.

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I am Like a Pelican of the Wilderness

March 18th, 2018|

By Fred Bunnel The island is about the size of a football field. The last time I was there (decades ago), there were nine living trees on it (white spruce and lodgepole pine) [...]

Big News at A Rocha

February 26th, 2018|

A new president is in the future Markku Kostamo has led A Rocha Canada since its founding in 2001.  In early years he was the Executive Director and, after a 2014 re-structuring to adapt [...]

Winter Wandering, Wondering

January 18th, 2018|

By Fred Bunnell Barefoot on ice The fool ducks were standing on the ice in their bare feet. I’ve done that, coming out of a sauna. I don’t recommend it. Walking through [...]