Cleanup work is an ongoing and critical aspect of preserving our local environment. In addition to participating in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup each year, FOSBS organizes and supports regular cleanups at various times of the year. For information about, or to register for upcoming cleanups, visit our Calendar of Events page.

Join us for The Great Canadian Shoreline cleanup - April and September - at Blackie Spit (times are tide dependent)

For more information, visit or contact Sharon to register.

A mountain of trash from the GCSC at Blackie Spit. Thanks to all of the dedicated volunteers who helped out!
Photo: M. Cuthbert

Creosote Log Removal

Another important aspect of keeping our local beaches clean is creosote log removal. For information on the BC Ministry of Environment Creosote Log Removal Pilot Project in Tsawwassen causeway, download the powerpoint presentation below.

PowerPoint presentation prepared by Vasiliki S. Karpouzi for the Shared Waters Alliance Meeting January 28, 2009

Click here to view



Upcoming Cleanups:

Sunday, April 26 10 am – 1 pm

Saturday, September 19 10 am – 1 pm

IMPORTANT: Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear (gumboots an asset). Bring binoculars if you like. Gloves, tools and refreshments provided.

Meet at the tent, Blackie Spit Park, 3136 McBride Ave, Crescent Beach.
Contact Sharon to register.