The combined efforts of local eagle lovers, land holders, regional governments and First Nations have raised funding for the purchase and protection of an eagle sanctuary in French Creek.
Marilyn Johnson made the $30,000 contribution to the BC Parks Foundation in memory of her late husband to create a 23-acre eagle sanctuary at the French Creek Estuary.
Vancouver Island’s first eagle reserve is within $300,000 of becoming a reality.
The land acquisition is a critical step to re-naturalize and restore the tidal flow of the estuary and ultimately enhance the ecosystem function of the entire river, according to the Nature Trust of BC.

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