Zooplankton and Microplastics: a research project begins

Research Scientists meet with ADIMS and KFN Guardian Watchmen on Denman Island by Barbara Mills Governments change, and government bureaucracies often evolve too slowly to address even the most urgent needs of a community and the environmental ecosystems that…


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…


geoduck PVC tubes & anti-predator netting

Petition Against Geoduck Aquaculture Goes to Parliament

When DFO released its Integrated Geoduck Management Framework (IGMF) 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. We gathered several hundred signatures on a paper version of the…


Thank you for helping clean up Denman shores

Denman Island Annual Community Beach Cleanup  Sept 15 - 22, 2018A huge thank you to Denman community volunteers and our co-sponsorsThis year over 160 volunteers participated in our Denman Beach cleanup event, including over 40 students and teachers from our Community School. For the second year,…


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…


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…