Welcome to Slake

Slake slāk verb quench or satisfy desires (ex. one’s thirst). “Slake your thirst with some lemonade!” “The book slaked her obsession with novel ecosystems…” verb: slake; 3rd person present: slakes; past tense: slaked; past participle: slaked; gerund or present participle: slaking Origin Old English slacian ‘become less eager,’ also ‘slacken,’ from the adjective slæc ‘slack’;…

Accessing the Activities of Environmentalism for the New Year

It was 7:25 AM and I was getting ready to paddle out, just south of the big rock at nanak̓wuuʔa (North Chestermans Beach). It was about 4 degrees Celsius and the outer sky was free of clouds, coloured in a light blue pastel that reminded me of fresh snowy mornings in the mountains. The ocean…

Tofino Beach Cleanup Surfrider Pacific Rim Dec 2016

Christmas Jingle Beach Cleanup Event Surfrider Pacific Rim   Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations Territory Tofino, British Columbia, Canada   December 2, 2016 The Surfrider Pacific Rim Chapter led a fantastic beach clean-up in Tofino on December 1, 2016, from the 4th Street Dock down to Eik’s Landing. The area is heavily used as a docking station…