Tag Archives: Vancouver Island

A cloudy day in Comox

A cloudy fall day at the Comox Marina

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Big boat, little boat – Bowen Queen

Bowen Queen crossing Georgia Strait

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Comox Lake – Over the dam

Clouds over the forebay area of BC Hydro’s Comox Lake impoundment dam

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Ladysmith log sort

A quick look at the Timber West Ladysmith Dryland Sort

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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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The first storm

I stopped at Point Holmes to sea what nature brought when the first storm of the season arrived on Vancouver Island. A spectacular day for wind surfers and photography…

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C-FWAQ

  C-FWAQ, a Westjet 2002 Boeing 737-7CT taxiing at the Comox Valley Airport

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The road less travelled – Jim Mitchell Lake

The road to Jim Mitchell Lake Bedwell Lake in Strathcona Provincial Park is a very popular 12 km day hike – it was so popular during the last week of August that we decided to venture past the Bedwell trailhead … Continue reading

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Nystar Mine – core samples

You may have noticed the rows of sheds if you’ve driven  through Stratchona Provincial Park on your way to the Myra Falls trailhead. They contain carefully labeled boxes full of rock core samples from with the mines in the Nystar … Continue reading

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Strathcona – Nystar Mine

The Nystar Mine in Strathcona Provincial Park I’m not against mining as long as it is conducted in a responsible manner that protects nature – sadly the track record within British Columbia is dismal and there have been some notable … Continue reading

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