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 […]
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… […]
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 […]
Astrid Bellem of Astrid’s Kitchen and others are hosting a series of community feasts to help raise funds for the Mayne Island Conservancy.
We are pleased to announce that we will be offering free guided walks to St. John Point over the next few months.
On Saturday, December 3rd, the Mayne Island community gathered at the Community Centre to celebrate one of the most exciting announcements we’ve ever made.
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…
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…
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.