Tag Archives: Conservation

Harewood Plains – Nanaimo’s flowering jewel!

It has been a while since I wrote a blog. The splendour of Harewood Plains in bloom has provided the inspiration to get one done. I hope you enjoy it! In late April through May, Harewood Plains in Nanaimo puts … Continue reading

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Living in Paradise

It is human nature to take our environment for granted. Once in a while we get a reminder of how privileged we are living where we do, particularly if we enjoy being out in forest and field. That is certainly … Continue reading

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Money, so they say is the root of all evil today

Money, it’s a crime Share it fairly but don’t take a slice of my pie Money, so they say Is the root of all evil today But if you ask for a rise it’s no surprise that they’re giving none … Continue reading

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A naturalist in Hawai’i Part II: Birdwatching.

There is something special about seeing a bird species you have never seen before – a so-called ‘lifer’ in birder language. Birdwatching is the fastest growing hobby in North America, and throughout the world birders are spending lots of money … Continue reading

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A whale of a dilemma

Right now I am reading “The Killer Whale who changed the world” by Mark Leiren-Young , which tells the story of the first orca, or killer whale, that was captured live and kept in captivity for a brief period before … Continue reading

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