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Zucchini Days

With the increased interest in vegetable gardening there is sure to be a lot more zucchini around this summer. Zucchini is surprisingly easy to...

Grumbly Glasses & Humble Hearts

As the characters in this month’s selection can assure you, it’s easy to fall into patterns because the ways we’ve always done things are...

Putting Leaf to Paper

Years ago, whenever my family went travelling, my parents encouraged both my brother and me to keep a travel journal. We would write about...

Island of Inspiration

Bald eagles soaring overhead; grey whales breaching in rich waters; immense Douglas firs reaching for the stars. The natural beauty of Vancouver Island and...

Must-See Attractions

Maybe you want to play tourist in your own town or show your visiting relatives the sights. Maybe you want to learn something new...

Barbecuing: Beyond Hot Dogs & Burgers

This summer, more than any other, will be the summer of barbecues. As we practice social distancing, barbecues and picnics give us an opportunity...

10 Top Things to Do in the Cowichan Region

For updates and changes to hours of operation at the following family-friendly attractions, please double check each website before venturing out. 1. All Aboard at...

Staying Safe in BC Parks

BC Parks has put protocols in place, including enhanced cleaning measures, to ensure campers and day-use visitors remain safe while getting back outdoors. Keeping...

Camping Safety for Families

Make your camping trip a learning moment that kids can carry with them into adulthood. This is the time to teach them the practical...

BC Parks Health & Safety Guidelines

As we get back into our provincial parks, it is critical that we continue to abide by the guidelines and recommendations of the Provincial...

Six Ways to Celebrate Island Trails

Parks and recreation sites are open across B.C. This summer, British Columbians will be able to camp—close to home and throughout the province.We’re blessed...
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Aug/Sept 2020

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