Cortes Museum

Fossils – Never-ending Story – with Conclusion
Part One – The story began a long time ago, with my complaint to a...
Fossils
A unique collection of fossils gathered from the coast of B.C. is on permanent display...
The Mystery of the Perambulating Clam
Some time ago, Aileen and I found a Manila clam near our house, which is...
The Hunt for Chris (Chris’s Lagoon)
I get asked, “Who was Chris’s Lagoon named after?” My father and grandfather would have...
Christmas Bird Count 2021/2022
Christmas Bird Count 2021/2022 – by George Sirk Sunday, 5 January 2022, was a wonderfully...
His Story – LEST WE FORGET – Basil Evans Whiting
Just in time for Remembrance Day, the Cortes Island Museum’s Artifact Committee received the poignant...
Mrs. Tooker’s Legacy
As I was born and raised on Cortes Island, I am familiar with the now-blue...
Old Roses – Living History 
OLD ROSES – LIVING HISTORY The Heritage Garden at the Cortes Island Museum In June,...
“F” Stands for Fossil
The capital “F” in a circle is a symbol only rarely encountered on the Bute...