Room for Rider

Room for Rider

FOCI’s Transportation Committee is delighted to be launching a new Room for Rider mirror tag to assist local ride-sharing across Quadra. If you are in the ferry line-up and have room and willingness to share your ride, you can hang the Room for Rider mirror tag from...

Humpbacks are Back

The Humpbacks are back! Report your sightings and help keep them safe in our local waters. Humpback Comeback In the last few years, humpback whales are being increasingly seen around Cortes Island.  Unbelievably 86 individual Humpback whales were identified in...
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...
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