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British Columbia burns – Saltery Bay

The forest fire season of 2015 generated thick layers of smoke that coloured the sky, and obscured the sun. There was also a thick layer of fly-ash that settled on the surface of the water.

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British Columbia Burns

Looking back to the 2015 fire that engulfed much of British Columbia in a smoke-filled sky and a layer of ash in many areas. I was in Roberts Creek at a campsite and all was fine – the next morning … Continue reading

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Mayne Island – a smoked filled Active Pass

Looking across Active Pass from Miners Bay on Mayne Island toward Galiano Island as one of the BC Ferries heads toward Vancouver. The smoke from the forest fires burning in British Columbia interior was pretty nasty.

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Mayne Island – a smoke filled day

Looking across Active Pass from Georgina Point on Mayne Island to Galiano Island. The smoke from the forest fires burning in British Columbia interior was pretty nasty.

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Smokey evening – Active Pass

I spent some time at Georgina Point on Maybe Island while watching BC Ferries ships heading through Active Pass Island. The sky was hazy and gray, filled with smoke from forest fires burning in the British Columbia interior.

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Mayne Island – Horton Bay

Horton Bay, Mayne Island There’s not a lot at Horton Bay, but that’s not important as this small bay on Mayne Island provides a sheltered anchorage and a government dock. Sometimes that’s all that you need… The skies were hazy … Continue reading

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