Clean Marine BC started off the new year spectacularly. I just knew it was going to be a great trip to the Lower Mainland when we were blessed by a huge pod of Pacific White-sided Dolphins on the ferry ride from Nanaimo…and things only got better from there. Not only did we have a wonderful … Continue readingRead more »
Coming soon: your chance to take part in the Kinder Morgan hearings
Next week, the National Energy Board (NEB) will start taking applications for public participation in its review of Kinder Morgan’s proposal to expand the Trans Mountain Pipeline. When the NEB publishes the application form (we expect on January 15th), you’ll have a short window of time (likely 30 days) to get you application in to … Continue readingRead more »
Join us at the Vancouver International Boat Show
Once again we will be reaching out to boaters at the upcoming Vancouver International Boat Show, spreading the word about green boating and our Clean Marine BC eco-certified marinas. The Vancouver International Boat Show and Boating B.C. (formerly the B.C. Marine Trades Association) have long been supporters of Clean Marine BC and we would like to thank them for their … Continue readingRead more »
We’ve got work to do, Salish Sea Savers!
Year-end reviews are supposed to be positive and upbeat, as everyone heads into the holidays wanting to think of nothing more than festive parties, mulled wine and relaxing time off with family and friends. But it’s hard to relax and stay positive when it feels like we are swimming against a tidal wave of fossil … Continue readingRead more »
The greenest city… or the biggest coal exporter in North America?
Port Metro Vancouver is currently considering an application from Fraser Surrey Docks to build a coal facility at its terminal in Surrey, designed to handle coal from United States producers who are struggling to find export routes south of the border. When complete, the coal terminal would be responsible for about 17 million tonnes of … Continue readingRead more »
Make your voice heard at the upcoming Kinder Morgan hearings
The National Energy Board (NEB), the federal pipeline regulator, is holding online information sessions about public participation in the upcoming review of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion proposal. You can take part in the sessions online or by phone. The sessions started last week and run till the end of November; dates and instructions for … Continue readingRead more »
An Evening with the Strait
This fall, Karen Jørgensen has joined the GSA team as a volunteer and we’re so happy to have her on board. From time to time, she’ll be sharing her experiences of her work with us and our coast as a guest blogger. *** I had such a lovely evening taking part in Georgia Strait Alliance’s successful … Continue readingRead more »
Help create maps of a potential oil spill in the Salish Sea
If you’re out exploring the coast this week, you might spot a bright yellow wooden card lying on the beach. Pick it up and hang on to it; the cards are part of a new research project we’ve launched with Raincoast Conservation Foundation to map where oil might travel if there were to be a … Continue readingRead more »
Crossing Georgia Strait
This fall, Karen Jørgensen has joined the GSA team as a volunteer and we’re so happy to have her on board. From time to time, she’ll be sharing her experiences of her work with us and our coast as a guest blogger. *** Last Wednesday, I enjoyed a scenic ferry ride from Nanaimo to Horseshoe Bay. … Continue readingRead more »
Meet our Morale Officer, Miss Beazley!
Beazley’s first time in a boat I’m a very fortunate person, for many reasons. Not only do I find my job incredibly rewarding, but I also get to bring my dog to work. I mean, how awesome is that! Miss Beazley is an Australian Shepherd crossed with I-don’t-know-what. She is one of 18 pups born … Continue readingRead more »