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...
FOCI Lake Research Contract Opportunity

FOCI Lake Research Contract Opportunity

Friends of Cortes Island (FOCI) is looking to appoint an experienced researcher on a short-term contract to look into the feasibility of developing potential bioremediation measures for Hague and Gunflint Lakes. Bioremediation is the use of natural vegetation to...
Summer Job Opportunity

Summer Job Opportunity

Friends of Cortes Island Summer Job Opportunity Young people (between 15 and 30) are invited to apply for our summer Conservation and Community Engagement Assistant position Do you enjoy working with the general public, have knowledge of natural history and...
Mansons Landing Park Fencing

Mansons Landing Park Fencing

Visitors to Mansons Landing Provincial Park will notice new split rail fencing has been installed on the spit. This has been constructed by Friends of Cortes Island (FOCI), working in partnership with BC Parks, to help control erosion issues here. As many people will...
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