CIMAS Publications

WhalesinWhaletown-Are There Whales in Whaletown?
Kids Activity Book relating to Cortes with colouring, games, hikes and puzzles to solve.

School to Sea

The focus of this guide is to introduce you to some of the natural history of our surroundings as well as First Nations /  Klahoose culture and the Klahoose language. Created by the  Cortes Island Elementary / Junior Secondary school and Mansons Landing Provincial Park.                  Interpretive Trail, June 2014

Marine Alphabet Colouring Book

In 1998, the International Year fo the Ocean, K-3 students from Cortes Island school participated in field trips to Mansons Landing Provincial Marine Park.  Marine organisms discovered there inspired THE MARINE ALPHABET.

Forest Alphabet

Artistic vision of A FOREST IN TRUST TO THE CHILDREN.   The children of Cortes Island have engaged in a Forest Alphabet initiative to promote the Forest Trust for the children of Cortes Island. The Forest Alphabet contributes a valuable educational component and is presented to the public through the irresistible art work of children inspired by a love of place.

3 Reefs

3 Reefs atlas,  Northern Salish Sea, BC, Canada, prepared by  Friends of Cortes Island as  Marine Stewardship Initiative and Sensitive Marine Habitat Mapping Program.  The 3 Reef Project was initiated in 2000 and continues into the future, working towards Marine Protected Area (MPA) status for the three reef systems featured here.


Self Drive Tour of Cortes Island

Self drive tour of Cortes Island with pictures from the past, taking you from the Whaletown Ferry, to Mansons, to Squirrel Cove, and back to the ferry.  View the book on-line.