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Different wind

The weather remains non-typical: mostly southerly and strong for the season. This isn’t a bad thing as there has been more rain (than last year), average temperatures (cooler than last year) and fewer forest fires. 260 more words

Sugarloaf Mountain, Nanaimo, B.C.

Little did I know that we had a “mountain” in the middle of Nanaimo. To describe this bulge of rock in such a manner, in my opinion, is pushing the word mountain a bit far. 111 more words

Hiking In B.C.


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Canada is violating the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and sidestepping international environmental law in its handling of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and a proposed three-berth marine container terminal south of Vancouver, contends the Lummi Nation in northwest Washington state, in a letter this week to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. 267 more words

Tl'uk Moon Black New Moon

July 31, 2019

Serendipity brought the Transient-Bigg’s killer whale family of T46B1’s swimming with the last of a strong new moon 10′ flooding tide, foraging nearshore for seals and porpoises along the westside of San Juan Island.

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*Afterthought #90 - A Pledge

I have much to digest after six days of lectures and field studies with outstanding researchers at the Whale Museum in Friday Harbor, Washington.

And I’m mighty proud of this one. 91 more words


Momma Kitty can't take pictures

Wonderful sail yesterday going from Port Browning, North Pender Island BC, to Annette Inlet, Prevost Island BC. Wind blowing 5-15kts and gusting maybe 18kts at times. 323 more words

Five Minutes About Southern Resident Killer Whales

Tomorrow I’ll go on my first-ever whale-watching trip. It’s the final activity of the Marine Naturalist Training Program offered by the Whale Museum on San Juan Island.   435 more words

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