Businesses helping to protect wild places on
Salt Spring Island


We are excited to introduce you to the 1% for Salt Spring Wild Places program. To maintain this beautiful place we live in, and to continue to appeal to island visitors, we have created a way for businesses and their customers to help the Salt Spring Island Conservancy protect wild places here.

Current 1% supporters:

Armand Heights B & B  ♦  Hedgerow House B & B  ♦  Highgarden B & B  ♦  Salt Spring Carriage House B & B  ♦  Sunnyside Guest Suite  ♦  Sunset Solace Cottage  ♦  Wisteria Guest House

How to participate

  • It’s easy!
  • Ask us to help you to implement the program.
  • Collect the 1% or any amount that works for you and your customers.
  • Send a quarterly cheque to the Salt Spring Island Conservancy.

Why help conserve wild places?

  • Because you treasure Salt Spring’s natural beauty.
  • Because protecting wild places enhances the quality of island life and adds value to properties.
  • Because preserving wild places is a vital economic driver for island businesses. Visitors, residents and future residents seek out recreational opportunities and access to wild places.
  • Because preserving wild places benefits future generations.

What we do for you

  • Free online and print advertising.
  • Media announcements, business listings and social media posts.
  • Inclusion in the Conservancy newsletter.
  • Profile your business on the Conservancy website.
  • Promote your business at Conservancy events.
  • Networking opportunities at 1% for Salt Spring Wild Places gatherings.

What is 1% for Salt Spring Wild Places?

This program brings businesses together to help preserve Salt Spring wild spaces. This will help permantly protect:

  • Wildlife habitat
  • Healthy drinking water
  • Sensitive wild areas
  • Places for children to learn about nature

Information Package

Business participation is free, and we help you get started by providing advice about setting up the process. To thank you for your efforts, and to announce your involvement with 1% to your customers, we host advertising and promotional opportunities both in print and online. You’ll find that participating in the program takes very little of your time, but will bring many rewards.


Sign up today

Funds are raised by businesses collecting  voluntary donations on products or services from their customers.  Alternatively, businesses can make a direct voluntary donation.

100% of donations will help protect Salt Spring Wild Places. Participating businesses will receive an annual report confirming where the funds have been allocated.