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Strathcona Generating Station

BC Hydro’s 65 MW Strathcona Generating Station below the Strathcona dam

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Strathcona dam spillway

The Strathcona dam spillway

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Comox Lake – The forgotten forest

In September 2014 the water levels in Comox Lake were at some of the lowest recorded by BC Hydro in the 30 years of recorded history. When the water is this low you can really begin to see what logging … Continue reading

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Mother tree

Nothing goes to waste in the forest, or in this case, where a forest once was before Comox Lake was logged and the level of the lake was raised in 1913 when a dam was built to create a larger … Continue reading

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