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



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Announcing A New Nature Reserve!

Photo by L. Matthias A new nature reserve—a forested 62-acre area near Ford Lake, including small streams flowing into the headwaters of Fulford Creek—is now in the hands of the Salt Spring Island Conservancy. The Howard Horel Nature Reserve has been created largely thanks to


A Cornucopia of Volunteers

Members and volunteers are the driving force of the Conservancy.  In 2017, over 220 volunteers donated over 6,800 hours to the Conservancy—an all-time high!  In 2017: 100 volunteers spent about 1,400 hours in workshops and trainings and supported events and nature reserve restoration. 2 volunteers—a photographer and


How to Help the Owls

Western Screech-owl. Photo by Jared Hobbs Have you heard the owls lately? On Salt Spring, you are most likely to hear the Barred Owl or the Great-horned Owl. But Salt Spring is also home to three other species of owl, which are currently considered rare