Love the Lake Video

Love the Lake Video

Watch our fabulous new video to learn about the lakes. Hague and Gunflint Lakes have been suffering from algae blooms in recent years. Find out more about the blooms and what you can do to help. Can’t see the video? Click on this YouTube link: Love the...
Streamkeeper Report November 2018

Streamkeeper Report November 2018

FOCI STREAMKEEPER REPORT – NOVEMBER 2018 This year feels like a bumper crop of chum after the poor spawner returns for 2017. All the salmon-bearing creeks on Cortes have seen chum returning through October & November, with the exception of Manson’s Lagoon Creek....
Jo Ann Green Environmental Award 2018

Jo Ann Green Environmental Award 2018

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Jo Ann Green Environmental Award for 2018 is Brian Pfeifle and his team at the Cortes Island Waste Management Centre. The award recognizes a Cortes Islander who has made significant contributions to the environmental...
Western Screech Owl

Western Screech Owl

Find out more about our Species at Risk Western Screech Owl Species: Western Screech Owl Status: Threatened Key Information: The Western Screech Owl is nocturnal. It leaves its roost just before sunset to begin a long night of hunting, only returning home just minutes...
Sooty Grouse

Sooty Grouse

Find out more about our Species at Risk Sooty Grouse Species: Sooty Grouse Status: At risk, climate-threatened Key Information: The Sooty Grouse was thought to be the coastal subspecies of the Blue Grouse until it was discovered through DNA testing that they could be...
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