Letter of Support for Connected Coast Fibre Internet Project Work for Denman and Hornby Islands

March 31, 2021, the Denman Island LTC Chair wrote to Minister of Citizens’ Services Lisa Beare, Minister of Municipal Affairs Josie Osborne, Strathcona Regional District Chief Administrative Officer David Leitch, Comox Valley Regional District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer James Warren, and Comox Valley Regional District Area A Director Daniel Arbour regarding support for the Connected Coast fibre internet project (https://connectedcoast.ca/) to install landing sites and last-mile service on Hornby and Denman Islands.

Read the letter.


Farm Plan Implementation Project Update

On March 16, 2021 the Denman Island Local Trust Committee received an update on the Farm Plan Implementation Project. Next steps for the project are, as planner resources become available in 2021, for staff to write a report recommending specific revisions to the project charter and to prepare proposed bylaws for presentation to the local trust committee. For more information visit the Projects page and see the March 16, 2021 Memorandum in the Staff Reports folder.

30 Nature Reserves in 30 Years – The Heron Newsletter, Spring 2021

The Islands Trust Conservancy’s Spring 2021 Heron newsletter is special. It marks their 30th anniversary at the close of March – a milestone that we are proud to celebrate with you.

Please visit the Heron Newsletter page to read it. It includes stories from North Pender, Galiano, Gabriola, and Keats – remarkable glimpses into the lives of conservation superheroes, long-time staff, artists, and volunteers.

We have practical tips on fire preparedness (it’s NOT too early to start) and a graphic tour of your Islands Trust Conservancy from 1990 to today.

Please join us to celebrate 30 years living the preserve and protect mandate with passion.