Discover Picturesque Howe Sound

This post was written by writing intern Amanda Simard. This month’s calendar photo features a beautiful mountain landscape taken from Bowen Island in Howe Sound, British Columbia. Here are some facts you might not know about this picturesque region located just outside of Vancouver! About Howe Sound Howe Sound is a fjord located in the Georgia Straight. It extends 42 kilometres from West Vancouver to Squamish. Howe Sound is a great location for recreational activities like sailing, diving, camping, hiking, and fishing. An unfortunate history of mismanaged industrial operations in the area led to severely polluted waters which devastated local wildlife. However, Howe Sound has invested a lot of money and effort into cleaning up the beaches and waters as… read more →