Tag Archives: Cowichan Bay

Cowichan River Estuary – Fall reflections

A moment in time at the Cowichan River Estuary – reflections of nature on the water, and a moment reflecting on the vanishing forest products industry.

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St Ann’s Catholic Church

St Ann’s Catholic Church viewed from the Cowichan River Estuary

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Cowichan Bay – Man and nature

The eagles over the Cowichan River Estuary don’t appear to be bothered by the freighters anchored in Cowichan Bay. Neither do they appear to be in the least concerned with the wooden pilings that were once used for log booming. … Continue reading

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Cowichan Bay – Eagles

Eagles in a tree overlooking the Cowichan River estuary

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Stone Butter Church

The long-abandoned Stone Butter Church high on a hill over the Cowichan River Estuary

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Cowichan River Estuary – Stone Butter Church

Stone Butter Church as viewed from the Cowichan River Estuary

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Cowichan Bay – man and nature

Cargo ships at anchor in Cowichan Bay as they wait to head to Vancouver and Richmond to load with products

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St Ann’s Catholic Church and Cemetery

St Ann’s Catholic Church and Cemetery Father Pierre Rondeault established a mission to the Cowichan Indians in 1858. In 1870 he built the old stone “Butter Church” on Comiaken Hill. He was forced to abandon that church in 1890 and … Continue reading

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