Capilano University EarthWorks Initiative has invited us to attend the MERA 2020 event, which is outlined in the poster below, and which features Bowen Island’s DG Blair (Executive Director of the Stewardship Centre for BC) as guest speaker in the …

Feb 12: Mobilizing Environmental Resources and Action forum (Capilano University) Read More »

On Saturday, 25th January, we have arranged for a public screening of the documentary “Unearthed“. We hope that you will join us to watch. Unearthed is an independent South African documentary, made by Jolynn Minaar, who has very kindly (through …

Jan 25: Join us to watch “Unearthed” Read More »

Last December 6th, several Bowen Islanders took a water taxi to Gambier Island to join with other groups from around Howe Sound for a Conservationists Network Meeting. Our attendees included Sue Ellen Fast, Will Husby, and Adam Taylor, with Owen …

Jan 5: An update on the Howe Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve initiative Read More »

In November 2019 First Nations and environmental organizations from around the Salish Sea met in Saanichton to discuss the restoration of the Sea’s distinct herring populations, and to collaborate on strategies to bring vitality back to communities for whom herring …

Jan 5: HELIT TŦE SȽOṈ,ET (Let the Herring Live) Read More »

Our 2019 Annual General Meeting was held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 at the Bowen Island Community School. After the formal business presentation we screened a beautiful film, and the film Director answered questions. 1:00 pm: Formal …

Nov 23: 2019 Annual General Meeting Read More »

Come and tell us your stories! Do you have an experience along Bowen’s shores that you want to share? Perhaps with a friendly seal? Or a beautiful sea star? Maybe a heron catching a fish? Or maybe you have questions. …

Oct 26: Marine Atlas Open House Read More »

Because WVSS closed the Community School on February 9th (because of the weather) we had to cancel this event for that day. We’ve now rescheduled. Our 2019 speaker series will continue on May 4th with a talk by Sue Ellen …

May 4: Herons, Hummingbirds, and Hawks of Bowen Island Read More »

The Bowen Island Public Library is holding a series of events, each Saturday in April, that are of interest to Conservancy members and supporters. Each event will be a mix of movies, stories, research, and discussion, centred on Bowen/Nexwlélexm, and …

April: Nature of Home series Read More »

    Our 2019 speaker series continued on Saturday, 09 March, with a talk by Devon Page, Executive Director of Ecojustice, about Marine Habitat Protection. At a time when we are celebrating Howe Sound’s recovery, we still face LNG and …

Mar 09: Marine Habitat Protection (with Calls to Action added) Read More »

  Our 2019 speaker series began on Saturday, 12 January, with a talk by Bob Turner on “The Orcas of Howe Sound”. The return of Orcas (or Killer Whales) over the past decade has been an inspiring reminder that the …

Jan 12: The Orcas of Howe Sound Read More »

We are delighted to have received a substantial donation from the folks at First Credit Union. Earlier this year, we were contacted by the Credit Union who told us that they were running a campaign to encourage their members to …

Our thanks to First Credit Union for a substantial donation Read More »

Bob Turner (a member of our Board) has made another beautiful short film about a pod of orcas that he saw in February 2018 on the north side of Bowen Island. This film is part of Bob’s ongoing efforts to …

Orca Morning: a short movie Read More »

Bob Turner (a member of our Board) has made another beautiful short film about a large number of sea lions that he saw feeding on schools of anchovy during a 5 day kayak trip up Howe Sound during the first …

Sea Lion Spring: a short movie Read More »

Our 2018 Annual General Meeting was held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 24th, 2018, in the Multipurpose Room at the Bowen Island Community School (1041 Mt. Gardner Road). This year we continued our tradition of a guest presentation after …

24 Nov: 2018 Annual General Meeting Read More »

On Sunday, 23 September, with support from BC Parks, the Bowen Island Conservancy is going to take a group of people on a hike to visit Apodaca Provincial Park, which is located on the eastern shore of Bowen Island. The …

23 Sep: A visit to Apodaca Park Read More »

Bob Turner (a member of our Board) has made another beautiful short film about the last nine months as he went looking for Wild Nature through the “off season” (autumn, winter, and spring). This film is part of Bob’s ongoing …

Seasons in the Sound: a short movie Read More »