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”

  • 84.87%

    Our first goal: $2 Million

  • 39.47%

    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!


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St. John Point – Frequently Asked Questions

Since the campaign to save St. John Point began in early December, 2016 there are a number of questions that we are frequently asked. We hope readers will find the following information useful. 1. Will I receive a tax receipt?  YES. The Mayne Island Conservancy Society (the Conservancy) is a registered charity that issues a […]

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Smell Great and Save St. John Point Too

Nomads Essentials donates proceeds of Rock and Moss Soap  Barbara McIntyre of Nomads Essentials has announced that she is donating her proceeds from sales of her Rock and Moss hand-made soaps to the Save St. John Point cause.  The soaps, with essential oils of lemongrass, cedar and patchouli that give it a refreshing fresh-air smell, have […]

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A Spring Morning on St. John Point

The long, dark winter is over.  by Don Enright Yesterday, we took a walk along St. John Point. We’ve been leading our Sunday visits there for a while now, and it has been remarkable to watch the changing of the seasons along its rocky shores. Particularly this year, with its wild and wooly storms—we’ve had to […]

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