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Wandering Seymour Valley’s Old Growth Trail

When the topic of Seymour Valley’s big trees comes up, as it often does in my world, one of the first places I recommend visiting is the Old Growth Trail. Set deep in the heart of the valley near the Seymour Dam, and surrounded by the North Shore Mountains, it has a magic you won’t find anywhere else! 

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An ancient forest of the Old Growth Trail is always a captivating experience

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Surf Scoters of the Salish Sea

Spring in the year 2020. For most of us, it’s likely to live in infamy for some time, after all, it isn’t every year that a pandemic takes place. My family is fortunate enough to live on Vancouver Island, where the Coronavirus has not taken a strong foothold yet, but one of the things that keeps me sane is the time I get to spend in nature. Now, more than ever, outside is the place to be! Continue reading Surf Scoters of the Salish Sea

Eden Grove, an Endangered Paradise

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Gordon River Valley

They nicknamed it Eden Grove, reminiscent of the Garden of Eden, which, in theological lore, was intended to be the paradise where mankind had its hopeful beginnings. Some years ago, Ken Wu and TJ Watt of the Ancient Forest Alliance (AFA) happened upon this spectacular grove of trees within  Vancouver Island’s Gordon River Valley, not far from Port Renfrew.  Continue reading Eden Grove, an Endangered Paradise

The Eagles of Delta

I had heard from  my father in law that there were plenty of eagles to be seen in the River Road area of Delta and the roads nearer the Vancouver Landfill, so today we set out to see if we could find any. We had made the trip out last year but the camera I brought wasn’t quite up to the task of photographing them. This time Continue reading The Eagles of Delta