The Gatekeeper’s Lodge was last used as the park superintendent’s residence in 1996. Since spring 2017, the house has been base of operations for the Institute during the first phase of its development.
The Sable Island Institute is a multidisciplinary organization developing and conducting a wide range of Sable Island programs, including environmental monitoring, biodiversity surveys, arts and culture projects, and public outreach. The Institute is expanding on the roles of the Friends of the Green Horse Society and will continue the Society’s key initiatives. The Sable Island Institute is registered under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act S.C. 2009, c.23.