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”…
Why does protecting St. John Point matter?
This is a rare opportunity to protect a large waterfront tract. St. John Point The property, currently on the open market, is zoned for 6 subdivision lots. With 64 acres of relatively undeveloped land, over 2.1 kilometers (1.3 miles) of mostly south facing shoreline and two pebble beaches this property could be very appealing to… Read More about “Why does protecting St. John Point matter?”…
Making This Conservation Vision a Reality
The Mayne Island Conservancy and American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts have a written agreement with Jon, Roger and Howard to allow us to purchase St. John Point and permanently preserve it for public benefit. In order to make this dream a reality our two organizations are leading a campaign to raise $4.3 million CAD. Read More about “Making This Conservation Vision a Reality”…
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… […]
Calling all artists! We are looking for creative people of all disciplines— painters, printers, photographers, fabric artists, sculptors, musicians, writers, performance artists and more—to participate in the Artists on the Point project. Here’s how it works: interested artists are invited to spend some creative time on the Point on May 6-7 and May 13-14. Artwork inspired […]
Astrid Bellem of Astrid’s Kitchen and others are hosting a series of community feasts to help raise funds for the Mayne Island Conservancy.