Tag Archives: Nanaimo

Buttertubs Marsh

Buttertubs Marsh – a bit of protected nature in Nanaimo Buttertubs Marsh is a bird sanctuary in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. Located in the middle of the city of Nanaimo, the man made marsh covers approximately 100 acres.

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Helijet Nanaimo

C-GHJP, a Helijet Sikorsky S-76A in Nanaimo And some video – first, the real time version. It’s cool if you like such things. Next a short time lapse of the same video And a slow motion segment that shows how … Continue reading

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Nanaimo – good bye logs

Another ship being loaded with BC logs that were cut and sorted on Vancouver Island. There’s more to this than just our raw softwood lumber being exported – there’s the men and women who boom and hook up the logs … Continue reading

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Snuneymuxw First Nation log sort

Snuneymuxw First Nation log sort – Nanaimo

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Snuneymuxw First Nation totem

Snuneymuxw First Nation totem – Nanaimo

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Snuneymuxw First Nation totems

Snuneymuxw First Nation totem poles – Nanaimo  

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Nanaimo – smoke over Gabriola

Smoke from the massive wildfires in the BC interior colouring the skies over Gabriola Island and BC Ferries Queen of Alberni.

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Nanaimo – Port Authority building

The Nanaimo Port Authority building – also home to Helijet

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Nanaimo – up to town

Looking up town from the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf And a slightly wider view that highlights the industrial heritage that drove Nanaimo…

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Pipers Lagoon – watching the world go by…

Pipers Lagoon is one of my favorite places to watch the world go by. Except for a few brief moments at slack tide, the water in the lagoon flows with great speed through the small opening into Georgia Strait. Birds … Continue reading

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