SCCA News

On June 18, 2010, SCCA Executive Director Dan Bouman emailed a list of questions to the Conservation Data Center. His email is here, and the answers he received are below.

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GuzakSunshine Coasters have known in their hearts for generations that the Gospel Rock area is special. Currently available scientific information, provided through the Province’s Conservation Framework, strongly supports this widely held point of view.

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Read the Questions to the Conservation Data Center about Gospel Rock

Carmen Cadrin answers for the CDC

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rapt attentionEnvironmental advocates from all over the greater Sunshine Coast region gathered at Camp Byng in Roberts Creek on the Spring Equinox, March 20 and 21 for two days of fun, fellowship, networking and workshops.

Topics included personality types and small group dynamics, carrying the load and avoiding burnout, working with elected people, getting big-time help for your mission, campaign strategies and a case study of the Bute Inlet run-of -the-river project.


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aerial photoTyson Lake, April 30, 2010. As the lake level was drawn down, ice came to rest on the sediment delta at the left side of the picture causing silt to be distributed throughout the lake. The only visible patch of open water is over the former delta." Photo D. Bouman

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The straight line is the penstock pipe, the wiggly one under snow is the access road. The open water in the lake is on the extreme upper left. A tunnel connects the lake with the penstock pipe. The road is an access to the tunnel and leads to a "spoilage site", where waste rock from drilling the tunnel was dumped.

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