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.

Short Film: Howe Sounding

Thom Kline and Susan Johnson met with Steve Best and Brian Pegg at Islet View on the Howe Sound Marine Trail on July 12. They stayed two nights, paddled to Thornbrough Channel and stayed one night at Zorro Bay. Thom … Continue reading

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Tent platform started at Islet View campsite

Steve B, Brian P, Thom K and Sue J paddled to Islet View in Howe Sound this past Monday. The group marked a site for the next tent platform (see template wood on Steve’s boat as he launches) and did … Continue reading

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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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