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Howe Sound: In Recovery, Still Incredible.
Glacier-carved coastal inlet
The land that drains into Howe Sound
Add photo of Phyto plankton Squamish River estuary
BC’s Southernmost Fiord
Add tropical look Remarkable biodiversity
Eagles, salmon Where children meet Nature Sea to Sky Outdoor School North Vancouver Outdoor School
Squamish Nation – 9000 years of knowledge
A cultural journey
1991: Pulp Mill pollution Environmental Trends?
Port Mellon Former Woodfibre Mill Today: greatly reduced pulp mill pollution
1991: Britannia Mine pollution
Today: Britannia mine effluent treated Treatment plant
1991: Squamish estuary unprotected and contaminated
Today: Squamish estuary protected; Pollution remediated. Pique news magazine
1991: Extensive clear-cut logging
Today: Squamish Nation Land Use Plan Squamish Whistler
Increasing Community stewardship Squamish Streamkeepers Squamish Watershed Society Marine Life Sactuary Society
Vital Signs of recovery Humpback whale White sided dolphin Pink salmon, Squamish River
T. Turner Howe Sound In recovery. Still incredible.
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