We would like to thank all the businesses and donors for supporting the 2009 Celebration of Conservation held on October 17, 2009 at the Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre. If we have missed anyone we apologize in advance.

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eventThanks to everyone who attended the SCCA's annual fundraiser and dance (the Celebration of Conservation) on Saturday, November 13 at the Sechelt Seniors Centre.

Also thank you to Heather Till of the Coast Reporter, who took photos of the event which are on the Reporter's website. And we have a terrific photo gallery of pics taken by Junco Jan and Tella Sametz.

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has made $250,000 available to support public participation in the panel review of Bute Hydro Corporation’s project in the Homathko, Orford and Southgate watersheds at the head of Bute Inlet. An independent Funding Review Committee will consider applications and make recommendations for distribution of the funding. See their press release .

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Homathko RiverThe Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has announced that Plutonic’s Bute Inlet power project will be subject to a Full Panel Review (see press release).

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Photo: Head of Bute Inlet. Homathko River in the foreground with the Southgate in the midfield and the Orford drainage in the upper right background. Photo courtesy of Damien Gillis.

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