Support the work that we’re doing in the community to help look after our beautiful island

Support the work that we’re doing in the community to help look after our beautiful island

Support the work that we’re doing in the community to help look after our beautiful island

Support the work that we’re doing in the community to help look after our beautiful island.

Community Education

We provide educational programs and activities to teach people about the natural world, and encourage local citizens to reduce their ecological footprint, get involved and have fun. Read more…

Streams and Salmon

Our Stream Stewardship project initiated in 2013 aims to monitor and protect local streams and salmon habitat, through habitat assessment, data collection, restoration, and community engagement. Read more…

Parks and Trails

FOCI has been blazing trails, creating maps, and building parks for nearly two decades. These efforts began as a grassroots initiative by local citizens who loved exploring wilderness… Read more…

Love the Lakes

FOCI’s lake stewardship initiative was developed in 2014 to gain a better understanding of the lake ecosystem, and to identify how our community can become effective stewards of the Hague and Gunflint lake watersheds. Read more…

Marine Stewardship

Our marine stewardship program helps to build our community’s connection to the marine environment, inform how we can live in harmony with it and protect it from harm. Read more…

Resource Centre

Our resource centre boasts a great resource library with fantastic collection of books on homesteading, natural building, energy, ecology, forestry, and community organizing. Stop by to borrow a book or check out our collection. 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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