The Opportunity

The citizens of Mayne Island and the Salish Sea have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to preserve a unique natural area known as St. John Point. This 64-acre peninsula at the southeast tip of Mayne Island, features 2.1 kilometers (1.3 miles) of pristine shoreline complete with two beaches, a forest of tall Douglas Firs mixed with magnificent… Read More about “The Opportunity”

  • 80.94%

    Our first goal: $2 Million

  • 37.64%

    Our final goal: $4.3 Million


Let’s get St John Point off the open market as soon as we can, by raising the first $2 million by spring 2017!


St. John Point, Mayne Island, BC.

Announcing Artists on the Point

Call to Artists On May 6-7 and again on May 13-14 creative people of all disciplines are invited to spend some rich inspirational time on St. John Point. To get your bearings, a guided walk will be offered at the beginning of each day. Works sparked by the Point can be donated to the live auction/fundraiser to be […]

Tanzer Overnighter up for auction

Silent Auction to Benefit St. John Point

Looking for a fixer-upper sailboat? Had your eye on a smart 9-foot rowboat? Have we got an auction for you! Mayne Islander Alvan Maxwell and a small group of enthusiastic local boaters have organized a silent auction in support of the Conservancy’s campaign to Save St. John Point. There’s a dinghy up for grabs, a MIG welder and accessories… […]

St. John Point, Mayne Island, BC. Photo by Don Enright.

Campaign Update: We are well on our way!

We have now passed $1.5 million. We’d like to express our heartfelt thanks to the Mayne Island community for your generous and creative efforts to save St. John Point. Pledges have been flowing in since we announced the initiative on December 3rd. Mayne Island Brewing Co. has offered their tip jar to the cause; the […]

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