Bowen Island Conservancyupdated: November 2010

The Bowen Island Conservancy is committed to protecting and preserving the natural wonders all around us—from endangered coastal  bluffs to inland lakes to wetlands and fens. Through our work and advocacy, we offer a hopeful future for our children and the amazing diversity of  plant, animal, and insect species with whom we share this extraordinary place.

Our work involves:

  • Acquisition of ecologically-valuable land
  • Public education
  • Arranging conservation covenants

The Bowen Island Conservancy was established to:
 1.Conserve, protect, sustain and enhance the quality of the natural environment. and heritage of Bowen Island, neighbouring islets and surrounding waters for the benefit of the inhabitants of Bowen Island and the province of British Co1umbia generally;
 2.Identify and initiate the establishment, protection and management of environmentally sensitive areas, including areas of vital habitat, scenic value, territories protecting watersheds, and conservation areas;
 3.Hold or administer, through conservation covenants or other legal means, the establishment, protection and management of environmentally sensitive areas and conservation heritage areas,.
 4.Raise money, acquire funds, accept gifts or other assistance and own, by purchase, donation, covenant or otherwise, Iand or personal property and to manage such property or to exchange, rent, lease or sell that property to further the purposes of the Society;
 5.Participate in and contribute to the management of Bowen Island’s natural resources on public and private lands;
 6.Facilitate research, public education and community participation in environmental stewardship, land use management. and conservation;
 7.Increase public awareness of, appreciation for, and understanding of the natural and heritage resources of Bowen Island and practices that sustain these resources;
 8.Collect, interpret. and synthesize information about these resources and make this information readily available for use on Bowen Island, in order to contribute to public education and community planning and
 9.Undertake anything incidental and necessary to promote and attain the Society’s purposes and periodically to reassess these purposes.

Contact Bowen Island Conservancy

Owen Plowman
PO Box 301
Bowen Island, British Columbia  V0N 1G0
Phone: 604.612.6572

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