Hello Fabulous Readers! Taking a break from field work with the Larabanga Girls Dance Group in Larabanga, Ghana My name is Natalie and I am one of the lucky students who was hired to work with the Georgia Strait Alliance throughout the summer. I’m a life-time resident of Nanaimo, and I just finished the third year of my … Continue readingRead more »
Posts Tagged: Georgia Strait
LNG: coming soon to the Georgia Strait?
With the rush to develop BC’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, new projects seem to get announced every week. They have been mainly confined to the north coast – until now. Photo: www.globalsecurity.org Alongside the Discovery LNG project in early stages of development in Campbell River, and rumours of a potential export facility in Port … Continue readingRead more »
Goodbye Gorgeous Georgia Strait
This fall, Karen Jørgensen joined the GSA team as a volunteer and we were so happy to have her on board. Here is her last blog before she heads home. **** I can’t believe that it is time for me to go already. For almost three months now, I have been a volunteer at Georgia Strait … 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 »
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 »
Kick-starting cross-border organizing to protect the Salish Sea
I’m writing this from a ferry in the middle of the Georgia Strait, on my way back to Vancouver from our cross-border town hall about fossil fuel exports in the Salish Sea. Talking at the town hall, with the tanker routeand the San Juan Island meeting in the backgroundPhoto by Megan Spencer A few hours … Continue readingRead more »
Want to be a Bright Birder? It’s Easier Than You Think!
Mallard Duckling, Skaha Lake, Penticton. Photo by M. Wilson So you want to try birding (that’s bird watching, not bird hunting). Here’s what you’ll need to get started: Binoculars (optional) Bird identification book (optional) An area where you can find birds (includes your backyard) Pretty easy huh? Birding is a great hobby for all ages. … Continue readingRead more »
Make your Own or Enter To Win –Toxic Smart Products!
Enjoying a lovely sunset last Tuesday at Parksville Summer by the Sea Market, Outreach Coordinator Mikaela and I were struck with a brainwave –what if we crafted a selection of Toxic Smart cleaning products, and collected natural soaps and scrubs from market vendors to create prize packs? We drifted from vendor to vendor, and were … Continue readingRead more »
Save the Salish Sea!
I am very excited to announce the launch of Save the Salish Sea, our new campaign in collaboration with the Wilderness Committee to protect our unique corner of the ocean from the threat of fossil fuel expansion. The Salish Sea is one of the world’s most spectacularly beautiful and ecologically rich bodies of water, stretching … Continue readingRead more »
World Oceans Day Reflection
Over the summer, we have the pleasure of having Bryan Nordley join us as our Communications Assistant. Here, he shares with us some of his thoughts on our oceans. ************** Coming from the Midwest, an area devoid of oceans and marine life, I would never have guessed I would be spending World Oceans Day out on the … Continue readingRead more »