Tanis is a biologist with a passion for protecting and healing nature. Born in the Comox Valley, she returned in 2012 and is here to stay. She lives on a 9-acre parcel in Courtenay called Creekside Commons, where 36 households share an intentional neighbourhood called co-housing. When Tanis is not working on conservation or restoration projects, she can be found working in her veggie gardens, participating in her community, or spending time with her family out in nature.
LET THE RIVERS RUN
In case you haven’t noticed, the Comox Valley has been experiencing a population boom of late. Newcomers choose the Valley for all kinds of reasons like being closer to nature, living in a gentler climate, and enjoying a slower pace of life. As people settle in, they often find that the small-town nature of the […]
Words by Tanis GowerPhotos by Meredith Rose