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



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WOW! What a conservation success!

Salt Spring Island land conservation got a huge boost with the recent announcement by the province of forest protection of over 1300 acres of Crown lands here.  Conserving the forest and plants of these areas of the globally rare Coastal Douglas-Fir ecosystem will inherently also benefit the rare species


Photos from Art & Nature Fest 2018

Festival goers enjoyed the workshops, guided walks, performances and other activities offered at this year's Art & Nature Fest — all of this on a splendidly sunny day at the beautiful Blackburn Lake Nature Reserve. With thanks to our sponsors — Thrifty Foods, Guayaki, Salt Spring Water, and


Counting butterflies for science … and for fun!

Photo by Simon Henson In late March, the Conservancy held a well-attended training session about how to identify and count butterflies, including photographing butterflies to aid identification. This year, 22 people are counting in nature reserves, parks and home gardens--double the number of citizen scientists