FIND OUT MORE
Here we provide some useful links to helpful websites and publications. Read more below….
Get Septic Smart!—Learn about your septic system and how to look after it.
The Shore Primer—this publication tells you about shoreline ecology and what you can do to help preserve it.
BC Lake Stewardship Society—The BCLSS is a registered non-profit dedicated to the preservation and protection of British Columbia’s lakes. The BCLSS is an affiliate of the North American Lake Management Society and its membership is open to all lakeshore residents, environmental professionals, and those with a more general appreciation of lakes.
Community Based Environmental Monitoring Network (CBMN) —The Community-Based Environmental Monitoring Network (CBEMN) has been initiating and supporting community-based environmental monitoring and management for over a decade. They support community based water quality monitoring across Canada and offer training and support. FOCI joined the network in 2016.
Join the FOCI family
Become a Friends of Cortes Island member and support the work that we’re 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.