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A bit of the lake

Comox Lake – low water – 13 September 2014

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Comox Lake – the stumps

I’m not sure if it’s totally accurate to call these stumps, but that’s what they would be if they were still in the ground and not laying around on the shoreline at Comox Lake.

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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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Comox Lake – fallen giants

A few of the stumps and roots of fallen giants that can be seen along Comox Lake – a reminder of the rich history of logging on Vancouver Island. Eventually nature will reclaim this resource and only memories will remain … 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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Mother tree

A new tree growing on the remains of a large tree that wound up along the shore of Comox Lake – nature is amazing if you leave it alone.

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