Mayne’s Marine Mammals

Mayne Island Conservancy is excited to be part of a new conservation initiative, in partnership with our neighbouring island conservancies, that focuses on the future of the Strait of Georgia’s whales, dolphins, and porpoises (collectively called cetaceans), and the health of their habitats.  In The Beginning You might remember learning Read more…

Paddle Along: A Success!

Congratulations Mayne and Galiano! Together we raised $3,000 for biodiversity research through our Paddle Along Fundraiser. Set back by the winds, our team did their best to go the distance, paddling 42 km around Mayne Island and out to the Ballingall Islets, concluding our journey at Montague Harbour (with Mike Read more…

What’s a Grebe?

This is the latest instalment in our series of articles on the remarkable diversity of birds that visit Mayne Island’s shores in winter.  Grebes Grebes are similar to loons, superficially, but are smaller, have lobed toes (as opposed to webbed) set far back on their bodies, and have longer, thinner Read more…