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A presentation by the BC Center for Disease Control- Assessing Environmental Data to Predict Shellfish Biotoxin Illness.

Click to view presentation: Maps Shellfish2013_LMcIntyre

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Equipment for sale Nov 2013

Contact seller at Island Scallops Ltd, (250) 757-9811,



Title: BCSGA Board of Directors Meeting
Location: BCSGA Office
Link out: Click here
Date: 2012-12-12

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My name is Danielle Nicholls, I specialize in QMP/HACCP writing and implementation for the shellfish (seafood) sector.  I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and over 5 years experience in writing QMP/ HACCP Plans and QMP Management.  I have facilitated numerous successful CFIA audits and I am up-to-date on new policies and regulations.  I am passionate about my work and take pride in writing Plans that are in keeping with the regulations, reflect processes and products accurately and are simple and easy to follow and maintain.  I am available for work as a consultant or part-time QMP Management basis on Vancouver Island.  Please contact me at 250-335-1930 or email at if I may be of assistance to you.


Please join us for our General Meeting taking place Thursday, April 19 at the Lund Hotel in Lund, BC.

For a copy of the meeting agenda please click here.

The meeting begins at 9 am. For more information please email us here.

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9’6 beam
Seats 10 including operator
Twin Yamaha 150 (6 hours)
Storage lockers
Decent cuddy area
Stability passed
Commercial registration
Everything is new
Garmin Sounder
Cruising speed 30 Knott
Top speed 49-50 knott
$79,000.00 firm

Contact: Stefan @






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11 Ha. Licenced for scallops, oysters and seaweed Six 200m. lines in place and a large quantity of lantern and pearl nets and floats.

Also a 1 acre kelp farming system is in place. 2.66 Ha. Bay with 1 Ha. beach set up for rack and bag oyster production One work float 10m x 15m. with 5m x8m covered work area and storage 1 Ha.

Upland lease for storage and accommodations etc. Not developed. Farm is located 8 minutes from Bamfield in Roquefeuille Bay.

Any reasonable offer will be considered.

Call Geoff at 250-723-3284


Beautiful views, southern and western exposures, 30-metre waterfall, and nature at your doorstep – this amazing opportunity provides potential to develop in new directions with your own vision.

Location: Hotham Sound, Jervis Inlet, 20 to 30 minutes or 15 km water access only from government dock in Egmont, BC on Sechelt Peninsula.

In the pristine waters of Granville Bay:  4.91-hectare foreshore Licence of Occupation, beach and deepwater growing areas, stocked and licensed for Pacific Oysters, manila and mahogany clams.

Adjacent .37-hectare upland Licence of Occupation:  includes 1500 sq. ft. Residence, 300 sq. ft Workshop, 700 sq. ft. Processing Plant with a 300 cu. ft. walk-in cooler.

Water licences for hydropower, fish ponds and domestic uses on year round Lappan Creek, 12 kW hydroelectric power plant with a 300 ft head.

In the equally pristine waters of Goliath Bay:  9.74 hectare foreshore Licence of Occupation, beach and deepwater growing areas, stocked and licensed for Pacific Oysters.

Includes two 25 ft aluminium work skiffs and miscellaneous equipment.  All licences, insurance and permits are in place and current.

Some potential areas for development include the natural shellfish seed aspects of Hotham sound, hydropower utilization, and intensive deepwater oyster culturing.  Close proximity to the popular Sunshine Coast could provide supplementary income through farm visits or other tourist related initiatives.

We have retired after developing and operating this family farm for 30 years. Although we are not currently operating the business, we will be available to provide new owners with advice if desired. All reasonable offers will be considered.

Contact:  Kathy or Michael Gray at 604 883-0075 or


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Title: Oil Spill Basic Training Class
Location: Union Bay Community Hall, 5401 South Island Highway, Union Bay, BC
Link out: Click here
Description: Most of the course will be classroom, but there will also be an outside portion, where we will look at whatever spill response equipment is available. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion.
The course will cover
• Spill Reporting Requirements
• Role of Burrard Clean
• Spill Sources and Causes
• Spill Prevention
• Spill Safety
• Oil Properties/Characteristics
• Environmental Sensitivities
• Effects on Wildlife
• Spill Response Procedures
• Spills to land
• Spills to water
• Spill Containment
• Spill Recovery
• Spills in cold weather
• Waste Disposal
• Spill Response Equipment
• Spill Kits
• Spill Response Plan

This course is offered free of charge for BCSGA members and includes lunch.
Pre-registration required by June 1, 2010. Please send your interest to or call 250.890.7561

Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2011-06-11
End Time: 17:00

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