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

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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Job Posting 2020

Job Posting 2020

Friends of Cortes Island Summer Job Opportunity Young people (between 15 and 30) are invited to apply for our summer Conservation and Community Engagement Assistant position Do you enjoy working with the general public; have knowledge of natural history and...

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Nature is Good for You – on CKTZ

Nature is Good for You – on CKTZ

Feeling stressed, worried or just fed up with the gloomy news?  It may feel intuitive, but being in nature is good for you. FOCI, Folk U, and CKTZ have joined forces to create our very own ‘Nature is Good for You’ series to inspire you to get out, connect with nature...

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