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General News · 5th May 2010
Cortes Island Museum/Archives
A RARE OPPORTUNITY to visit the intriguing & beautiful Mitlenatch Island -- cruise aboard MISTY ISLES to this sanctuary in the middle of the Gulf of Georgia. Walk the meadows bursting with spring colours, see nesting gulls, cormorants, pigeon guillemots and black oyster catchers. Take a zodiac trip around the island to view seabird rookeries, impressive steller & California sea lions, seals. Keep a lookout for eagles, river otters and maybe some orcas or dolphins.

Skipper/Naturalist Mike Moore & his wife Samantha will be your guides with their wealth of information & stories about this gem in the gulf.

Sponsored by Cortes Museum, this trip leaves Cortes Bay at 10:30 am, Sat., May 15, returning about 5 pm. Cost is $105. Pack your lunch & binoculars. For details & registration, phone Lynne at 250-935-6472 or e-mail the Museum at: