Category Archives: conservation

Articles about conservation. Note: some information may come from the conservation coordinator in SKABC but pertain, e.g. to camp sites. Those articles should (also) be categorized as “trip planning”, since camp site information is relevant when planning a trip.

Presentation Video on Howe Sound Sites by Steve Best

Thanks Steve for the inspiring presentation you gave at the AGM on how the SKABC Legacy Funds and Paddling Film Festival proceeds are being used to create kayak accessible campsites in Howe Sound. Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/BpE91O4mRVQ

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Extensive work done by club this summer in Howe Sound

2020 has seen a number of significant projects at the Howe Sound Recreation Sites. The first was the completion of the volunteer-built prototype Bain Creek composting toilet, and work on the access trail. We will be evaluating the performance of … Continue reading

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Conservation efforts at Belcarra

SKABC Conservation volunteers braved the rain yet again, this time at Belcarra Regional Park! Our focus was on removing invasive English ivy and holly plants from Admiralty Point. A significant area was cleared, many impressive roots pulled out, and lots … Continue reading

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Outreach volunteers make impact with Big Brothers / Sisters and at Paddlefest

Big Brothers / Big Sisters Paddle at Deep Cove June 15   MEC Paddlefest

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Howe Sound Update: Sea to Sky Marine Trail Annual Report

The club’s Howe Sound Steward Steve Best submitted a report detailing the progress made in 2018 on our BC Marine Trail campsites. The document includes: 1. Management of Operations a) Maintenance & Projects b) Volunteers c) Incidents and Actions d) … Continue reading

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