Friends of Silva Bay

Our mission is to cooperatively promote clean waters, healthy habitat and sustainable activities in and around Silva Bay and its watershed.

About FoSB

Friends of Silva Bay is informal group of neighbourhood residents, boat owners, marina operators and other marine-related business owners, environmental advocates, recreationalists and others, formed about a year ago in 2008.

Friends of Silva Bay meet every other month; everyone is welcome. Join a group, propose a new one, or volunteer.

MissionFoSB mission statement

Friends of Silva Bay's vision is a sustainable Silva Bay with clean water, healthy surrounds, and a vibrant maritime community. Our mission is to cooperatively promote clean waters, healthy habitat and sustainable activities in and around Silva Bay and its watershed.

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Active Groups

  • Mooring Committee

    • Summary: A very active committee that has come up with a plan for mooring placements and moves and will be doing some underwater surveys and fundraising to help implement the plan for mooring placements and moves.

      Currently meeting: Monthly. Contact fosbmooring@gmail.com

    • FoSB Mooring Poster pdf
    • Accepting donations: fosbmooring@gmail.com

      Donations to the mooring committee are under the umbrella of the Georgia Strait Alliance which can issue a tax-receipt. Link to follow to Georgia Strait Alliance donations.

  • Monthly Waterbird Survey

    • Summary: Data collection project. A monthly waterbird survey, to help determine numbers and species of birds using Silva Bay.

      Currently meeting: Monthly

    • pdf
  • Discharge Inventory

    • Summary: discharge inventory, to identify types and amounts of toxic and non-toxic discharges into Silva Bay.

      Currently meeting:

    • pdf
Mike Richards
Friends of Silva Bay
Silva Bay, Gabriola Island,
British Columbia, Canada
Website: http://friendsofsilvabay.org