Feel-good Howe Sound updates on Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! We thought we'd celebrate by sharing some incredible good news stories about Howe Sound. Continue reading

Herring roe harvest returns to Howe Sound!

Charlene Joseph shows students a hemlock bough covered in herring roe. For the first time in about a century the Squamish Nation have harvested Herring Roe, Ch’em’esh, from Howe Sound. Continue reading

Squamish estuary cleanup

Volunteers and organizations from around Howe Sound are coordinating efforts to clean up the debris caused by our extreme winter storms. Continue reading

URGENT! Stop reckless LNG tax breaks

On Monday, the BC NDP sided with the BC Liberals to vote 80–3 to approve new fossil fuel subsidies to prop up LNG export projects like Woodfibre LNG and LNG Canada. Continue reading

Voices from the Sacrifice Zone

Fracking has rapidly spread across the Peace Region of BC over the last two decades, ushering in dramatic changes to the health of its lands, waters and peoples. Next week, hear the candid, first person perspectives of a diverse range of northern BC residents on their experiences with fracking and the LNG industry—and the promise of a renewable alternative. Continue reading

Will you take action to stop Woodfibre LNG?

We've been paying close attention to Woodfibre LNG, and the rumours are concerning. Continue reading

Sign the petition to ban fracking in BC

Over 70% of BC's natural gas now comes from fracking. If Woodfibre LNG goes ahead it will require at least 24 new fracking wells to be drilled every year in northeast BC. Continue reading

2018 in review | A year of impact

As I reflect on 2018, the feeling that overwhelms me is one of gratitude. The My Sea to Sky community is truly amazing. We achieved some incredible things together in 2018, and I would like to thank you so much for your support. Continue reading

Finding Nemo and climate change

When I was seven, my parents took our family camping on Lady Elliot Island, at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef. I remember holding my father’s hand as we snorkelled over the reef crest, watching turtles, reef sharks, and manta rays. But mostly, I remember spending hours snorkelling by myself in a little lagoon on the reef flat, watching a clown fish dash in and out of its host anemone, just like the one in the movie Finding Nemo. Continue reading

Giving back this #GivingTuesday

Howe Sound holds a very special place in my heart. I moved to Canada from Ireland in 1967, and have lived on Bowyer Island in Howe Sound for the last 30 years. My children grew up splashing around in the tidal pools – both my daughters are now marine biologists and my son regularly climbs on the Stawamus Chief. We all keep an eye out for the orcas, dolphins, and humpback whales now returning to Howe Sound. Continue reading