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Our objective is to encourage the development of an overall comprehensive management plan for Howe Sound that recognizes and protects the social, economic and cultural value of this natural and beautiful environment.

Background – Updated December 2018 Howe Sound is one of the world’s most majestic outdoor playgrounds. An hour from Vancouver, orcas and dolphins arc alongside kayakers and commercial fishermen. Marine scientists study the unique underwater world. The Sea-to-Sky Highway `s breathtaking views are enjoyed by visitors from around the world. This paradise continues to be  under threat.  Quick facts on Howe Sound Fortis BC and Pacific Energy Corp. have entered […]

Deep in the fjords of Howe Sound there are many competing interests.   Each of these believe to have the best possible outcomes for the land and the people who live, work and play in Howe Sound and for the most part we get along very well.

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British Columbia is one of the most beautiful natural and wild places on the planet.   Few would argue.   Tourism BC would like to let the world know that its not just a few selected spots but that the province which more than 5 times larger than Texas is full of natural beauty in all sorts of places.

There are many ways you and family can contribute to keeping Howe Sound healthy.  Here are some current opportunities.

Until legitimate safety questions are satisfied, Howe Sound should not be used as an experiment.

The Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative (HSBRI) team is working on compiling the information needed to complete the nomination package for submission to UNESCO targeted for the spring of 2019.

Adopting a Green Shores approach will help mitigate future damage from sea level rise, storms and king tides.

Connecting knowledge and people across governments, First Nations, and marine sectors to build capacity for co-management and improve socio-ecological health in Howe Sound/Atl’kitsem.

News and views about threatened Northern Resident Killer Whales ID'd for first time in Howe Sound, and the immortal glass sponge reefs at Halkett Point.

The future of Howe Sound is in the good hands of the recently elected for the next four years.  

The Sunshine Coast Regional District unanimously voted against Burnco's request for rezoning McNab Valley.

The Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative Society is co-hosting a forum on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how they relate to Howe Sound

Help make the wish for protecting Howe Sound Glass Sponge Reefs a reality.

The Burnco Aggregate Mine in McNab Valley receives approval from Fisheries and Oceans but Burnco has one more hurdle.

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