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Gerald Island 2019

Gerald Island Provincial Park is a lovely example of the rocky coastal bluff ecosystem, inhabited by bald eagles, seals, sea lions, and numerous other bird and marine species we love. It is easily accessible by small boat from the Nanoose area of Vancouver Island.

Tools, gloves, and eye protection are provided, and we will be camping on the island for three days. Those who would like to help, but prefer just coming for the day, are also welcomed heartily.

Volunteers will be responsible for their own boats, safety gear required by Canadian Coast Guard for small craft, and meals.

Help us co-ordinate a successful event by registering now.

Event Date 04-01-2019
Event End Date 04-04-2019
Registration Start Date 02-11-2019
West Coast Experience 2019

Register now for this week-long trip to Checleset Bay, to clean beaches in the Bunsbys and South Brooks.

Space is limited.


Feb 13, 2019 - Please note that registration for this event is now closed, including the wait list. Registrants, the event coordinators will be in touch with you in early March to begin prep work for this trip.

Everyone, other events for the coming season are now available on this page, with more coming as the season progresses. Your support in caring for our coast is always greatly appreciated.

Event Date 06-23-2019
Event End Date 06-29-2019
Registration Start Date 02-03-2019
Capacity 10
Available place -1
Cut off date 02-12-2019

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

BCMTNA News

Gerald Island 2019

BC Marine Trails will be partnering with BC Parks again in 2019 to reclaim Gerald Island from invasive species. Join us as we work to preserve this jewel in our back yard.

West Coast Experience 2019

Registration for this for this event at the end of June is now closed, but planning for more cleanups in 2019 is in progress. Watch this space!

Spring forum to celebrate ocean kayaking

The South Island Sea Kayaking Association and BC Marine Trails are teaming up to present the 2019 spring forum "A celebration of sea kayaking" on April 13.

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