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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are delighted to announce new dates in Astrid Bellem’s successful Supper and Soirée series. Astrid Bellem of Astrid’s Kitchen along with Tim and Brendan Hurley are providing a series of community feasts to help raise funds for the Conservancy. Let’s join together over great food! Reserve early. The limited places sell out quickly. April 2: […]
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.