A Small Island Awash in Plastic Debris

After 14 years of Community Beach Cleanups, Denman Island continues to be burdened with an unending flood of industrial plastic debris washing up on its beaches. Each year over 150 volunteers from Denman Island take part in the ADIMS event to tackle this ongoing pollution of their beautiful…


Beach Cleanup - September 15 to 22, 2018

14th Annual Denman Island Community Beach CleanupSeptember 15 to 22, 2018Denman Island Debris Drop Off Event:Saturday, September 22, 2018, 9.30 am to 1 pm.Debris Drop Off Location:Marcus Isbister Old School Centre - recycling areaWe will be working again this year with our neighbouring communities…


Geoduck aquaculture

Applying pressure against geoduck aquaculture with our petitions

When DFO released its Integrated Geoduck Management Framework in March of 2017, we at ADIMS responded with a petition calling for a moratorium on geoduck aquaculture until it was proven safe within the marine environment. Ninety percent (90%!) of Denman’s western shore is used by the shellfish…


World Oceans Day is June 8th

Oceans of Wisdom is a multimedia performance and art exhibition produced by a collaborative creative team led by Sussan Thomson and Wendy Pope. Poets, artists, musicians, dancers and other performers come together to celebrate World Oceans Day: June 8th, 2018.


Baynes Sound/Lambert Channel Marine Ecosystem Forum: May 22-23, 2018

Islands Trust and World Wildlife Fund together have organized the Baynes Sound/Lambert Channel Marine Ecosystem Forum. ADIMS will join over 40 participants gathering at the Kingfisher Inn, in Royston BC, for two days of intensive discussion and problem-solving, May 22nd and 23rd. Participants…


Earth Day 2018: Beach Cleanup April 21

ADIMS Spring Cleaning beach cleanup will be Saturday April 21, 2018 Let’s make a clean sweep of our beaches to honour Earth Day the following day (April 22nd). A lot of plastic debris washed ashore this winter. We’ve come to expect a ‘usual’ amount – an extremely…


Spring Cleaning!

Why wait for the fall? The sheer tonnage of debris we collect from our beaches every year has got us thinking about a semi-annual cleanup. We're organizing a cleanup in April: details coming soon.


Herring Bulletin 2: March 9, 2018

Mike Morrell gives an update on this year's herring run DFO HERRING BULLETIN 2: Thursday March 8, 2018 This report by Mike Morrell was originally posted on the Denman Conservancy Association's Facebook page on March 9 HERRING SPAWN, BOYLE PT - SOUTH BAYNES SOUND:  Thursday 8 March 2018 Late this…


Herring Bulletin 1: March 5, 2018

Mike Morrell reports on this year's herring run DFO HERRING BULLETIN: Monday March 5, 2018 This report by Mike Morrell was originally posted on the Denman Conservancy Association  Facebook page on March 6, 2018. The most recent sonar estimate for herring in Area 14 (Oyster Bay - Northwest Bay near…


Beach Cleanup video

Hope you enjoy our most recent video, created by the talented Sussan Thomson, featuring the 13th annual beach cleanup in September 2017.