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Stotan Falls

A time reversal slow motion clip of Stotan Falls, Vancouver Island

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Ottawa River

Rideau Canal locks 1, 2, and 3 descending to the Ottawa River, and the Alexandra Bridge crossing into Gatineau, Quebec

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Fanny Bay Salmonid Enhancement Society

The Fanny Bay Salmonid Enhancement Society hatchery on Rosewell Creek is usually closed to the public, so I took advantage of an open house to visit the hatchery, and learn some more about our local rivers and salmon.

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Tsolum River – a bit of a mystery

The purpose of this structure is a bit of a mystery – it’s along the old Comox Logging Railway grade, and  opens onto the Tsolum River upstream of Farnham Road and the old mill site, I’m thinking it was the … Continue reading

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Seagulls

Seagulls trying to get the best territory on a concrete piling at the old Lafarge wharf.

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Black Creek – a bit of ice

Ice forming on the banks of Black Creek as it flows into Georgia Strait adjacent to Miracle Beach Provincial Park.

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Englishman River Estuary

A foggy gray day on the Englishman River, walking along the estuary trail toward Parksville and Georgia Strait. and some video…

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Quinsam River hatchery

Upstream salmon gate at the Quinsam River hatchery

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Field Sawmill site

All that remains of the Field Sawmill site along Dike Road (Comox Road)

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Field Sawmill wharf – Black and white

The Field Sawmill wharf – it’s pretty much the last major reminder of the Courtenay River’s industrial heritage. If you look between the 5th Street Bridge and the Comox Estuary you will see pilings and a few smaller wharfs – … Continue reading

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