Anthropogenic: (Combining form of Ancient Greek ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos, “man, human”), with the suffix -genic, (producing or generating something)
Aerial Maps Courtesy of the CRD NATURAL AREAS ATLAS
The link on the left side takes you to the reference for the sector and the specific part of that file where the impacts are explained in more detail.
Where more than one map exists, they are organized from North to South.
|Click on this column for habitat ecology pages:
||Click on Images in this column to see Anthropogenic Impact Pages|
|Race Rocks Archipelago-||Docks, blasting from Bentinck Island, Ecotourism and Illegal Fishing impacts.|
|Bentinck Island and Rocky Point-||Docks and Sea wall bulkhead|
|Church Island and Whirl Bay-||Military Installation for underwater explosives testing|
|Beecher Bay||Log booming and docks.|
|Pedder Bay-||Several docks, sewage outfalls parking lot runoff.|
|William Head||Sewage outfall, docks.|
|Weirs and Taylor Beach-||Shoreline construction.|
|Albert Head North Beach.||Sea wall construction|
|Witty’s lagoon and Tower Point||Sea Walls and bulkheading on shoreline
We must however consider ourselves lucky (so far ) in Metchosin, as we have yet to experience the disasters that have happened in Puget Sound .
This link to an Image Gallery shows how bad it can get: