‘Sawdust Beach’ restored to beautiful Thatcher Bay

2009 restoration project clears wood waste from nearshore area on Blakely Island

The old sawmill that sat above Thatcher Bay (Photo: SPU Archive)
Thatcher Bay in May of 2024, 10 years after the restoration (Photo: Uriah Aguon)

Home away from home

Brian and Deborah Rodda service SPU, treat their souls

Blakely Island Dining Hall (Photo: Uriah Aguon)
Brian Rodda inside the field station’s workshop (Photo: Uriah Aguon)
Deborah Rodda in the dining hall’s kitchen (Photo: Uriah Aguon)

Blakely Island history: The airstrip

Blakely Island history: Spencer Cabin

Species distribution on Blakely Island