Herring spawn 2019: a time of anticipation, a time of mourning

by Barbara Mills The local Pacific herring spawn is an amazing, almost spiritual event.  It is one of the great migrations left on earth and reminds us of the amazing cycle of nature at its best.  Millions of herring arrive, accompanied by the array of creatures of air and sea that they serve to…


Help Restore Eelgrass - meeting

The Salish Sea Nearshore Habitat Recovery Project comes to Denman Island


seaweed on beach

Please Don't Wreck the Wrack

Please don't wreck the wrack by Edina Johnston Seaweeds are crucial for a healthy environment and even when washed up on the shore, the “wrack” provides an important ecological link between the land and sea. Wrack provides food and shelter for a variety of beach inhabitants and even protects forage…


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…