Friends of Semiahmoo Bay
Club interests: Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society is a non-profit, project-focused, stewardship group of volunteers who work for the conservation of the marine, estuarine and watershed ecosystems of Boundary Bay including the Fraser River delta and the south Salish Sea ecoregion. Volunteers of all ages and diverse backgrounds work together in partnership to achieve common environmental conservation, restoration and educational goals. We are currently partnered with other non-profit environmental groups, local business, First Nations and government agencies—and we have fun!
What we do:
- Habitat and Community Mapping “Georgia Basin Habitat Atlas: Boundary Bay” www.georgiabasin.net
- Community & School Environmental Outreach
- Biophysical Surveys – Citizen Science
- Habitat Enhancement
Our projects include:
- Fraser delta Birding Biodiversity Trail Guide, www.birdsonthebay.ca
- The Beach Hero Marine Interpretive Program
- Nest Box Stewardship Program and Bird Surveys
- Birds on the Bay Program – numerous free public events including World Oceans Day, World Wetlands Day, marine exploration etc
- Community Interpretive Signage and informational brochures
- School Programs ‘Birds in Focus’, Beach Hero Marine Discovery and Wetland/Pond Discovery
- Invasive European Green Crab monitoring, trapping and eradication project in Boundary Bay
- Forage Fish Spawn Habitat Mapping and Monitoring
- Habitat Enhancement Projects: Little Campbell River Forest Trail, Little Campbell River estuary, South Surrey Parks; the foreshore of Boundary Bay
- Native Plant Demonstration Gardens: Dart’s Hill Garden Park, Surrey and the White Rock Native Plant Demonstration Garden west of the White Rock Museum and Archives on Marine Drive
For Volunteer Opportunities, the upcoming events calendar and more information, visit our website.
Due to Covid restrictions, please note our public events and field surveys are limited. Check out our webinar opportunities on the website. Contact us if you would like to be more involved and to be invited to an FoSBS meeting via ZOOM.
Meetings: every second month, February, April, June, September (AGM) and November
Membership fee: None, we invite volunteers to participate as they can