Clayoquot Sound . . . Keep it Wild!
The health of the global environment depends on intact ecosystems.
We act as peaceful and courageous advocates for all marine and terrestrial life in Clayoquot Sound. »Read More
We are delighted to present Wild Salmon appreciation week, including:
Sat — Salmon discovery kids’ games
Sun — Salmon Conservation celebration
Mon — documentary The Breach
Tue — Salmon Speakers Forum
Wed — Performance Activism Expo
daily — Ocean Seasons art exhibit
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A new Atlantic salmon farm was just approved: Yaakswiis, off the east shore of Flores Island. But with the denial of another application, and the news that Yaakswiis will replace an existing farm, the number of farms in Clayoquot stays unchanged at 20. Ahousaht chiefs also announced a feasibility study for a land-based salmon farm on Meares Island.» Read More
Friends of Clayoquot Sound were part of a team of activists and First Nations warriors who took to the streets on May 27th to protest Imperial Metals at their Annual General Meeting. FOCS board member Eileen Floody was able to enter the AGM and read a motion calling for Imperial Metals to allow First Nations voices to speak to the AGM (her request was denied). Follow the link for a full recap by new FOCS campaigner Jeh Custerra.» Read More
Our summer newsletter is now available online. This bi-annual issue includes articles on the health of wild salmon in Clayoquot Sound, the power of Tribal Parks to oppose mining, event invitations, and articles on earthquakes and permaculture.» Read More
We had a great evening with presenters Drew Mildon, Josie Osborne, Nitanis Desjarlais, Joe Martin, and Terry Dorward. The Ha-Shilth-Sa news gave the event great coverage, and many of the presentations can be viewed on our Youtube channel. To read about the event or watch the videos, follow the link.» Read More