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



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Celebrating the 110-Acre Blackburn Protected Area!

Over the past 5 years, the Conservancy has gradually stitched together the protection of 110 acres around beautiful Blackburn Lake.  It’s a success story that we are very proud of. Just this July, we were able to add 6 acres on title to the Blackburn Lake Nature


A Fond Farewell to Susan Dann

At the end of September, the Conservancy’s Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, Susan Dann, retired, and we’ll really miss her cheerful and hard-working presence.  Susan worked for the Conservancy for about 8 years, initially as the office coordinator. She played a huge role in the development and growing


Greening the Greens: Restoring Wetlands on a Former Golf Course

Twenty-five volunteers helped to plant 11,500 native plants over 4 days! This fall, the Conservancy restored another fairway (about 1 ha) at the former golf course at Blackburn Lake Nature Reserve, building new wetlands to increase wildlife habitat. Tom Biebighauser, wildlife biologist and wetland ecologist,