Celebrate Howe Sound/Átl’ḵa7tsem 2.0

Celebrate Howe Sound/Átl’ḵa7tsem 2.0

On June 7th 7-8pm, the Marine Reference Guide invites you to join us in celebrating Howe Sound/Átl’ḵa7tsem’s ocean and community! During the event, we will launch two incredible online maps, and share videos and stories from some of this region’s ocean...
Aquatic Values Survey for Howe Sound/Átl’ka7tsem

Aquatic Values Survey for Howe Sound/Átl’ka7tsem

Do you live in Howe Sound / Átl’ḵa7tsem or have you visited this area before? Do you care about the Sound’s ocean or freshwater and want to inform regional decision-making and education? If so, we would like to hear from you! You are invited to participate in a survey...
Hoping for Herring

Hoping for Herring

As winter slowly gives way to warmer days, there is new movement in the water. From February to April, Pacific herring (Squamish name: Slhawt’, Latin name: Clupea pallasii) return from the open ocean to Howe Sound/Átl’ka7tsem to spawn. Slhawt’ lay...
Stories from the Bay

Stories from the Bay

The Howe Sound / Átl’ḵa7tsem Marine Reference Guide hosted a Zoom event with SeaChange Marine Conservation Society and Bowen Island Municipality called ‘Stories from the Bay’. It was an evening of storytelling about Kwil’akm / Mannion Bay with memorable tales...
Squamish Nation Stewardship Network – workshop

Squamish Nation Stewardship Network – workshop

On March 7th 2020, the Howe Sound/Átl’ka7tsem Marine Reference Guide held a workshop at the Totem Hall, in Squamish BC with support from the Georgia Straight Alliance and the Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative Society. The workshop’s purpose was to...