The volunteers of Discovering <u>K</u>wilá<u>k</u>m standing together on the beach smiling.

Photo: Cathy Robertson

About Us

Discovering Kwilákm is a Bowen Island project led by the team behind Exploring Bowen’s Marine World: A Marine Atlas of Nex̱wlélex̱wem/Bowen Island: Will Husby, Susan Munro, Bob Turner, and Len Gilday.

The project is sponsored by The Bowen Island Conservancy.

To learn more about the Marine Atlas of Nex̱wlélex̱wem/Bowen Island, click on the image below. The Marine Atlas is available at Phoenix Books on Bowen and to borrow at the Bowen Island Library.

Marine Atlas

Changing Climate

Discover how climate change may impact Kwilákm.

Terminal Creek

The main source of water for Kwilákm.

The Lagoon

A unique seaside, freshwater habitat.


The thriving ecosystem at the water’s edge.


The birthplace of many creatures.

Deeper Waters

Where teeming life hides unnoticed.

About Us

Meet the people behind this project.

Get Involved

Learn, Discover, Share.