Conservation/Restoration

Georgia Strait Alliance

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Our mission is to protect and restore the marine environment and promote the sustainability of the Strait of Georgia, its adjoining waters, and communities. Our approach is to work collaboratively with communities and across sectors to find long term, evidence based solutions to our region's most pressing marine and environmental issues.  

SeaChange Marine Conservation Society

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SeaChange Marine Conservation Society, established as a charitable non-profit prganization in 1998, educates children and the public about marine and watershed ecology through hands-on interactive outdoor programs. We also conserve and restore marine nearshore eelgrass habitats in BC in partnership with coastal communities, from Boundary Bay to Haida Gwaii.

Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea

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Connecting the public with the Salish Sea Bioregion and its ecosystems through engagement, knowledge and awareness, the Centre offers an interactive and informative experience of science and culture to young and old – welcoming 80,000 visitors a year. It is the only year-round aquarium and cultural centre on Vancouver Island dedicated exclusively to the Salish Sea Bioregion.

Saturna Island Marine Research and Education Society

SIMRES is a volunteer, non-profit organization bringing marine research and educational programs about the Salish Sea to Saturna Island.  We collaborate with students and experts in the field to support science and stewardship and to promote a deeper understanding of our fragile marine ecosystems.  All funding currently comes through local partner organizations, community donations and our events.

 

Our Mission:  To preserve and enhance the marine ecosystems of the Salish Sea.

 

Our Goals: 

Galiano Conservancy Association

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The Galiano Conservancy has been providing outdoor education programs since 2001.  Groups and classes visit Galiano Island for one day field trips and multi-day camping excursions.  Through our programs, students are given basic ecological knowledge and engaged in an array of projects that may include active restoration, local food security at our food forest and garden site, geocache and navigation and an introduction to backpacking and hiking.  Some of our favourite activities are highlighted in the resources section of this website.

Sierra Club of BC Foundation

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NATURE, ENERGY, PEOPLE.

Sierra Club BC works to defend B.C.’s wild places and species, within the urgent context of climate change.

We advocate for a rapid shift away from fossil fuels to a low carbon, equitable economy.

We work to inspire British Columbians to value nature and to defend it. In particular, we focus on children and youth to foster environmental literacy and to encourage the environmental leaders of tomorrow.

Sierra Club BC relies on science-based research and peaceful, democratic means to advocate for change.

Georgia Strait Alliance

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For  over 25 years, Georgia Strait Alliance has been an effective voice for communities who care about the waters of Georgia Strait and all the creatures that call it home.  We are that voice because we collaborate with individuals, businesses and government to achieve:

OUR MISSION

to protect and restore the marine environment and promoting the sustainability of Georgia Strait, its adjoining waters, and communities.

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