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Salmon miracle on Brittania Creek, once Canada's most polluted river. Wildlife has started to return to Brittania Creek & the marine environment close to it.

Dawn Green's article from the Pique News Magazine describes the recovery of Howe Sound identifying Howe Sound as an enigmatic fjord swirling with the after-effects of industrial activity and shining with remarkable comebacks of nature.

From the photos the members took from the water it appears that the eagles have taken up residence in the trees in the McNab Estuary.

Over the past 20 years, Howe Sound has been the subject of millions of dollars in reclamation projects to restore its health, paid for by industry and you the taxpayer. Regrettably an Alberta based company has proposed a large scale gravel mining and crushing facility at McNab creek that will set back these rehabilitation efforts, especially for local salmon populations.

The SCCA has responded to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency's request for public input into the requirements of the environmental assessment.

Over the last two weeks you took time to tell the Canadian government what you thought of a proposed industrial mining site within Howe Sound. Thank you for standing up and letting your voice be heard. We started with a plea to roughly 150 people on our distribution list and managed an overwhelming 610 messages being sent to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) objecting to the BURNCO Mining project […]

Residents in Lions Bay have spotted them. People in West Vancouver and on Bowen Island are talking about them. Then there are the boaters who have watched them play out in the waves. Scientists are trying to figure out why the Pacific white-sided dolphins are back. But there's speculation it can be partly contributed to a small group of marine enthusiasts and a fish.

Locating Howe Sound

April 14, 2011

Howe Sound is a deep water fjord located northwest of Vancouver BC, Canada.    A stunning body of water separating the communities of West Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast.    It is bordered by Horseshoe Bay and Gibsons to the south, includes the outlet of the Cheakamus and Squamish Rivers to the north and is the home of many islands in between.

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