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, but 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.

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

Bob’s latest short film ‘Sea Lion Spring – Howe Sound – Atl’kitsem’

Bob’s latest film ‘Seasons in the Sound’, about the seasons in Howe Sound/Atl’kitsem

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

See more videos of Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound

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