At a time when climate change threatens our future and so much value is attributed to these estuaries, it begs the question of planners and our leaders why they would mess with our estuaries.

It was a rare chance for the local government leaders who make up the Howe Sound Community Forum to meet in the middle.

On April 29, 2016, 80 elected officials, First Nations, government staff and NGO representatives travelled by water taxis departing from Horseshoe Bay, Bowen Island, Lions Bay and Langdale for a day at Camp Fircom on Gambier Island.

According to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, a large-scale gravel mining and crushing facility in the northern part of Howe Sound is likely to result in the destruction of fish habitat which cannot be compensated elsewhere in the sound.

In this issue: The Future of Highway 99; Hope for Action on Derelict Boats; Howe Sound - Vancouver's Wild Neighbor Spring 2016 Howe Sound Community Forum

The timing appears to be right for a number of developers to move their projects forward in the Howe Sound - Sea to Sky corridor, but what about the traffic?

Another recent sinking in Howe Sound is a reminder of the passing off of responsibility by owners of these boats.

View this wonderful video by Bob Turner that just won the Festival Prize at the 2016 Bowen Island Adventure Film Festival.

Camp Fircom on Gambier Island is the location for the next Howe Sound Community Forum taking place on April 29th T

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