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

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 take a...

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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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James Creek Spawning Gravel

James Creek Spawning Gravel

How many people does it take to move 9000 pounds of spawning gravel? Twenty-one sweaty, hard-working volunteers! How many buckets carried by hand and wheelbarrow? About 460 part-buckets over 2 days! The James Creek spawning gravel project has been envisioned by...

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New Creek Signage

New Creek Signage

A long-awaited FOCI streamkeeper project is finally nearing completion. Take a look next time you drive to the ferry over the Whaletown Creek at the pair of signs recently erected, and note the first of 2 signs by Hansen Creek, at the bottom of the Gorge hill. This is...

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Friends of Cortes Fundraiser Raffle

Friends of Cortes Fundraiser Raffle

Friends of Cortes Island would like to thank everyone who took part in our Fundraising Raffle; we raised a total of $3,120, which was awesome. The raffle draw was on Monday outside of the FOCI office and all the lucky winners have been contacted. Money raised will go...

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Notice from the SRD

Notice from the SRD

At this time the SRD parks and trails remain open.  While you are enjoying the SRD Parks and trails please practice social distancing by staying at least 1.8 metres or six feet apart from other park users. Preliminary studies have shown COVID-19 can live up to three...

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