Beach Cleanup

2018 Beach Cleanup Results

2018 Beach Cleanup Another very successful beach cleanup was completed on April 22nd 2018 thanks to the hard work of 123 community volunteers. Nine different teams were active that day under the direction of their Beach Captains. As usual, this event was a success thanks to a great collaborative partnership Read more…

By Rob Underhill, ago
Caring for the Land

A Year in Conservation

This has been the busiest year ever …for the Mayne Island Conservancy as we lead our first major land protection campaign to the finish line, successfully protecting St. John Point forever. Through this experience we have made new friends, and realized just how passionate the small community of Mayne Island Read more…

By Don Enright, ago
Beach Cleanup

Annual Beach Cleanup

Working with the Recycling Society The 2017 Mayne Island annual beach cleanup, sponsored by the Recycling Society and the Conservancy, returned to our beaches and coves on Sunday April 30th, the state of tide determining the 1 pm start. This popular event draws about 100 volunteers each year. They donate Read more…

By Alan Ryder, ago
Kelp Bed Monitoring

Kelp Bed Monitoring

About Kelp Beds Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) is an annual marine seaweed that is common throughout the Gulf Islands. Its range extends from Alaska to California, and it provides important habitat for many kinds of marine life. The plant consists of a long stipe (up to 36 m long), attached Read more…

By Rob Underhill, ago