Recap: Chained Island Cleanup Collaboration with BCMTNA


Photo by Rita Buchwitz

SKABCers Rita, John and BCMTNA director Roxanne were part of an 8 person clean up of the Chained Islands off of Quadra Island.  More photos and article here: Chained Islands Masterful Cleanup

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Article by Sept. guest speaker Larry Pynn

larry_pynnA great presentation by Larry Pynn at the Sept meeting showing all the unknown nooks and crannies of the Vancouver area coastline. Here's his article in the Ottawa Citizen and Vancouver Sun:
Water's Edge: A tour of Metro Vancouver from the oceanfront

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Save the Date: Volunteer Appreciation Dinner October 22

Please join us for an evening of food and fun, hosted by SKABC, to honour this year's dedicated volunteers as well as potential future volunteers.
A full course dinner, featuring wild sockeye salmon, will be held at:

6:00pm, Saturday, October 22, 2016,
at the Hollyburn Sailing Club,
1326 Argyle Ave, Ambleside Beach,
West Vancouver

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BYOB and bring your mess kit.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Fraser FEST – Sunday, August 28, 2016

Join the fun on Sunday, August 28, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm at False Creek Fishermen's Wharf. For further information, go to!


FraserFEST poster

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Reminder to minimize impact when viewing whales and other marine wildlife

Whalewise_logo_sm_ENG Fisheries and Oceans Canada asks that paddlers stay 100 m from whales and to stay clear of their path. Detailed guidelines for paddling near wildlife are posted here: Be Whale Wise - Marine Wildlife Guidelines for Boaters, Paddlers and Viewers

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