Protecting and enhancing the natural values of Salt Spring Island and its surrounding waters



FAQ’s 2016-12-13T10:36:00+00:00
What are you currently working on? 2017-09-05T14:19:29+00:00

We are in the midst of our 2017-18 Stewardship Project which has ongoing work on our 7 Nature Reserves and continued work with Species at Risk.  Check the Events page for information on public events that we are hosting.

What is your most recent success? 2017-09-05T14:21:40+00:00

In March 2017 we completed a 5-acre conservation covenant at ocean-front property at Isabella Point.

Do you have any children’s programs? 2016-09-19T18:49:02+00:00

Yes, we do. We have a very successful Stewards in Training Program that runs through the island schools and is supported by the schools and teachers. We also have Family Days in the summer, which are weekend days where parents can come and explore various aspects of nature with a guide. Please check our Events page for more information on upcoming Programs.

Can a biologist come to my property? 2016-12-13T10:36:11+00:00

Yes, definitely. We are always interested in meeting you, walking your land with you, and sharing ideas on how to take care of your land.

Do you offer tours? 2016-08-10T21:53:40+00:00

Once in a while we have a guided walk, so check our Events page for more information on upcoming walks.

Do you have any maps of Salt Spring? 2016-06-16T16:43:04+00:00

Yes, we do, and most of these are available on this website.

How do I get help protecting my property? 2016-08-10T22:03:50+00:00

We offer various strategies for protecting land on Salt Spring. You may want to meet with our Executive Director to get a tailored response. Contact our office at 250-538-0318 or at

What if I find a dead animal? 2016-06-16T16:40:23+00:00

We can direct you to speak to one of our biologists who may or may not want to collect this as a specimen. Please call the office at 250-538-0318.

How can I volunteer? 2016-08-10T21:54:52+00:00

You can call 250-538-0318 or you can complete the fillable Volunteer Form. Our volunteer coordinator will contact you.

How can I join? 2016-09-19T18:54:30+00:00

We have a new fillable Membership Form, but you may also mail in a membership form with a cheque. Visit our membership page for details.

Can I get a tax receipt? 2016-08-10T22:04:33+00:00

You can, for donations of $20 or more. You can call the office at 250-538-0318 if you have any questions about your donation.

What is the Charitable Tax number? 2016-08-10T22:05:07+00:00

Our Registered Charity number is 8900 63977 RR0001

What is the legal status of the Conservancy? 2016-12-13T10:36:11+00:00

We are a registered charity with a charitable tax number. Our legal name is Salt Spring Island Conservancy.