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Hague and Gunflint Lakes are one of the island’s most treasured swimming and recreation areas.

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Hague and Gunflint Lakes are one of the island’s most treasured swimming and recreation areas.

Hague and Gunflint Lakes are one of the island’s most treasured swimming and recreation areas.

Hague and Gunflint Lakes are one of the island’s most treasured swimming and recreation areas.

Love the Lakes

Our Love the Lakes project aims to protect and enhance the lakes by gaining a better understanding of their ecology. Read more…

Useful Publications

In June 2017 we published our Hague and Gunflint Lake Monitoring report and Love the Lakes Stewardship plan. Read more…

Lake Monitoring

We are conducting a long term community led water quality monitoring program on Hague and Gunflint lakes . Read more…

Lake Wildlife

Both Hague and Gunflint are inhabited by species of Aleutian sculpin, Cutthroat trout, and Stickleback populations. Read more…

How you can help?

We need everyone to do what they can to help keep our lakes healthy for the future. Algae blooms are caused … Read more…

Find out more

Here we provide some useful links to helpful websites and publications. Read more…

Join Friends of Cortes Island

Become a member and support the work we are doing in the community to help look after our beautiful island

Friends of Cortes Island Society (FOCI) is a charitable organization that has been active for over 25 years. Our organization exists to monitor and preserve the health of local ecosystems, and to provide educational programs that foster a greater understanding of the natural environment. Through all of our projects, we work to promote environmental integrity through community responsibility.

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