Art for social change – The Wild & Scenic Film Festival

What motivates a person to standup paddleboard 400 km along BC’s Central Coast or spend the winter on a remote arctic island with little but his surfboard? Over 120 people gathered in Victoria on November 13thto find out! Georgia Strait Alliance was proud to host these and six other inspirational stories at the Wild & … Continue reading

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Helping the Kelp

Michael Mehta with the tools of the trade… a GPS and rubber ducky thermometer I’m very fortunate to have had some amazing experiences in my life, and last week while on vacation was no exception. I’ve recently moved to Gabriola Island, and was looking for ways to contribute to my new community…and Help the Kelp caught my … Continue reading

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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 reading

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Filmmakers tell ocean tales worth seeing

I’m a word person, always have been.  Give me a pen (or a laptop) and stories and ideas start to flow. Give me a paint brush or a video camera and, well, the results can be what people call “interesting”! So it’s not surprising that in my work as an environmental advocate and educator, when … Continue reading

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