Nature

What’s Out in Winter?

Late winter isn’t usually considered the best time of year to get out in nature. The days are short, the air is chilly, and...

Memories of Nature

What is your favourite childhood nature memory?One of mine is of playing hide and go seek in a lupine field with my brother and...

Climate Change Education in Public Schools

When I went to elementary school 20 odd years ago in Vancouver, we had guest speakers come into the classroom and teach us about...

The ‘Dead’ of Winter

The cold weather has arrived along with the need to grab an extra sweater in the morning, frost glistening on spider webs, and of...

Screen Time in Green Time

When I was 16 years old and earned my Novice (N) driver’s license, I got my first cell phone. With an N, you can...

Spot that Flying ‘V’

There is something so captivating about seeing a large bird soaring overhead. Lately I’ve found myself craning my neck to follow the graceful swooping...

A Naturalist’s Guide to Beach Exploration

Summer is the perfect time to visit the beach with your family thanks to warm weather and daytime low tides. The intertidal zone, the...

10 Ways to Build Community

These little things can help us slow down, even just a little, to check in on the quality of our relationships with family, friends...

Wet Feet, Wet Hands…Intertidal exploring

Lettuce, cucumber, lemons, peaches, pork, fried egg, and bread—this may resemble a picnic ingredients shopping list, but they are in fact local marine species....

Keeping Cool in Regional Parks

Looking for some outdoor fun with your grandchildren? With warm weather and longer daylight, summer is an excellent time to get outside with the...

Summer at Swan Lake

Summer time, and the living is easy!It’s summer, the favorite season of ice cream vendors and pool salespeople. It’s a time for BBQs, wearing...

What’s the Buzz?

We’ve all heard it. Bees are in trouble. Due to pesticides, loss of natural food sources, climate change, and an increase in parasites, their...

April/May 2020

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