Celebrating BC's glass sponge reefs
Send a thank you letter to the Minister of
Fisheries and Oceans Canada for protecting BC’s ancient, unique and important
glass sponge reefs.
thousands of Canadians, and 40 leading international scientists, wrote to the
government to tell them that the glass sponge reefs needed stronger protection
than what was being proposed.
government listened to you.
16th February, the Minister announced the new Hecate Strait and
Queen Charlotte Sound glass sponge reef MPA, which includes extra protection
measures to address the threats to the reefs we raised.
a short thank you note to Fisheries and Oceans Canada to thank them for taking
this important step and protecting Canada’s oceans.
Your message will be sent to: Minister Dominic LeBlanc
Copies will also be sent to:
Minister Catherine Blewett, Assistant Depty Minister Kevin Stringer, Regional Director General Rebecca Reid