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June 2013 Newsletter

July 23, 2013
  • Get to Know Howe Sound this Summer
  • Shoreline Protection for Howe Sound
  • Rally to Save Howe Sound

Rally to Save Howe Sound

Sunday, June 30th between 12 noon and 2:00 p.m. boaters of all shapes and sizes are expected to rendezvous on the water south of the McNab Creek Valley in support of maintaining this recovery.

The purpose of this event is to draw attention to the threat of long term heavy duty non-sustainable industry returning to this area and the requirement for a comprehensive management plan to ensure the continuing natural beauty of Howe Sound for the enjoyment of future generations.

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Get to Know Howe Sound this Summer

Explore and experience the beauty of Howe Sound by water this summer. If you are not a boat owner, there are many options available. Check out our interactive map for tourist destinations.

Here are links to some of the commercial operations that provide access to Howe Sound:

B.C. Ferries from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale on the Sunshine Coast, or Bowen Island.
Water taxis from Horseshoe Bay and Squamish have scheduled trips to various remote locations around the sound.
Small boat rentals from Sewell’s Marina in Horseshoe Bay, or Squamish Harbor Boat Rentals in Squamish.
Kayak rentals on Bowen Island, or from the north shore on …

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The Work Ahead

The Future of Howe Sound Society is committed to carrying forward the common objectives expressed by representatives of 65 organizations committed to Howe Sound. Your financial support will help us to carry out the work ahead. Please Donate for the Future of Howe Sound.

We will actively participate and collaborate with all key players, including youth in the development of a comprehensive land and water use plan that is sustainability focused and science based.
We will actively engage our members by building awareness of the issues regarding Howe Sound.
We will engage in the development of a plan that protects a holistic healthy ecosystem, …

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Shoreline Protection for Howe Sound

Shoreline preservation is becoming a greater focus for communities along our coast as populations increase and with it new waterfront developments. Islands Trust and West Vancouver are focusing on preserving the integrity of the natural shorelines of for future generations. The Georgia Strait Alliance has a new initiative that focuses on …

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