Adventures in Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound

We have dedicated this page to the work of Bob Turner from Bowen Island and John Buchanan from Squamish who both love Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound, and love to explore its waters.

Both John and Bob work independently from Concerned Citizens Bowen and independently from each other, yet have been sharing their work with us.

With John’s herring spawn documentation we were able to make the case that Woodfibre LNG should change its cooling system. The Squamish Nation Council agreed and the rest is history. Bob’s videos bring the wonders of Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound to the attention of many.

Bob has been bringing his adventures in Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound to a wider public: adding to the awareness that around the corner from Metro Vancouver there exists a place of wonder and magical beauty.

Below is small selection of their videos, you can find many more at:

The Seal by Bob Turner

The Return of the Humpbacks in Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound by Bob Turner

John just released a Drop Camera Dive at ZorroBay in Upper Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound

Bob’s latest short film ‘Sea Lion Spring – Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound’

Bob’s latest film ‘Seasons in the Sound’, about the seasons in Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound

John’s Herring spawn report from April 4, 2018

Bob spots Anchovy schools of the West side of Bowen Island

John trying out his underwater camera and takes a peep behind the sil

Bob’s video of his early 2018 adventure in Deep Bay, Bowen Island

A film about Bob and his brother Tim trying out the Sea to SKy kayak trail

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