Thormanby Cleanup Crew, hosted by PODS and Ocean Wise

Date & Time

Sat, September 25, 2021
1:00 pm

Location of cleanup

Buccaneer Bay Provincial Marine Park
BC Provincial Parks, British Columbia

Meeting Place

Please meet at Secret Cove Marina (5411 Secret Cove Rd, Halfmoon Bay) at 12:45pm. The Thormanby Transport water taxi departs at 1pm sharp from the docks, and will arrive on Thormanby at 1:10pm. A return water taxi has been arranged for 3pm.

Cleanup Ended

Additional Info

The cost of the water taxi will be covered by Ocean Wise.

Goal(s) of This Cleanup

  • Make the shoreline clean for my community
  • Save animals
  • Create awareness around the trash we produce

Cleanup Coordinator

  • Jessica Scott

Participants

+7 more

10/10 Participants

About this site

Description

The tiny 1-hectare marine park features a broad sandy beach and is located at the southern tip of North Thormanby Island, on a sandspit which extends from Grassy Point on North Thormanby into the gap between North and South Thormanby Islands The area features tide pools, driftwood, warm water for swimming, and is popular with families and kayakers. Buccaneer Bay Provincial Marine Park is located in the Thormanby Islands offshore from Secret Cove and Halfmoon Bay on the Sunshine Coast. Access to the park is by boat only from Thormanby Channel.

Cleanup History

Since 2010, there have been 6 cleanups that have collected 304kg of trash at this site.