Keep up to date with our latest news and what we're doing

Keep up to date with our latest news and what we're doing

Keep up to date with our latest news and what we're doing

Where were the salmon?

The question being asked by many about the 2017 spawner returns to Cortes creeks is, “Where were the salmon?” Here is a little background to a very complex question. Many potential factors are at play – rainfall, water temperatures of creeks and oceans, specific...

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Jo Ann Green Environmental Award 2017

JO ANN GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD 2017 Friends of Cortes Island is delighted to announce that the winners of the Jo Ann Green Environmental Award 2017 are Christine and Cec Robinson. Ryan Harvey received a Special Honorable Mention. The award recognizes a Cortes...

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Culvert Works and Salmon Creeks!

CULVERT WORKS AND SALMON CREEKS!! By now most people will be aware that the Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure (MOTI) will be shortly replacing the aging culvert at Basil Creek, Squirrel Cove in early September. MOTI recognize that the culvert has become a...

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Living with wolves

Some helpful tips for learning how to live with wolves. We need to keep our wolves WILD; here’s what each of us can do! Never feed wolves Feeding wolves endangers you, your fellow community members and the wolves! Take care not to leave meat or seafood scraps out near...

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2016 – A Record Chum Year!

October rains brought welcome precipitation for mushrooms, Cortes creeks, and chum! August & early September creek levels were at record lows, but the torrential rains and steady drizzle this fall were timely for chum returning to spawn in Cortes creeks. The slogan...

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