The GCA is devoted to land and marine conservation, environmental learning and innovation. We envision a future where ecosystem health and human health mutually support each other in the lands and waters of Galiano Island, inspiring sustainable living on the island and beyond.
The purposes of the society are:
(1) To preserve, protect and enhance the quality of the human and natural environment of the area;
(2) To conduct research programmes with local citizens and qualified persons on important issues in the fields of development and conservation;
(3) To facilitate public education and participation in resource and land use management, including ecologically sound forestry practices;
(4) To facilitate forestry practices that are directed towards the preservation, protection and enhancement of the human and natural environment;