Species at Risk

Species at Risk

Find out more about our Species at Risk Species at Risk What Is a Species at Risk? A species at risk is any naturally occurring animal and/or plant that is in danger of disappearing in the wild. In 2002 the Government of Canada created the Species at Risk Act (SARA),...
Harbour Porpoise

Harbour Porpoise

Find out more about our Species at Risk Harbour Porpoise Species: Harbour Porpoise – Phocoena phocoena B.C. Status: Blue COSEWIC Status: Special Concern Key Information: Harbour porpoises are shy creatures that may be hard to spot despite living in coastal areas such...
Jo Ann Green Award Winner 2020

Jo Ann Green Award Winner 2020

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Jo Ann Green Award 2020 is Sonya Friesen. The award recognizes a Cortes Islander who has made significant contributions to the environmental well being of the community. Congratulations to Sonya for all of her...
AGM

AGM

Annual General Meeting Wednesday November 18 – 6.30pm Friends of Cortes Island invites you to our Annual General Meeting to be held Wednesday 18th November 6.30pm.  Due to Covid-19 the meeting will be held using the Zoom platform.  Prior to the meeting please...
The Return of the 2020 Chum

The Return of the 2020 Chum

Fall is a vibrant time of the wild answering to deep callings: snow geese overhead and spawning salmon preparing for their final journey and task. There has been eager anticipation of chum numbers in Cortes creeks for this year, based on the strong showing in 2016....
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