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city non-sidewalk, by Jay-P at www.flickr.com/photos/esqenzo

Pedestrians need to advocate for their interests

Victoria Times Colonist, December 15, 2012—Before I moved to Saanich, I never thought a person could suffer from sidewalk envy. But here I am, living on a somewhat busy street in a neighbourhood that shed its last rural traces decades ago. On one side of the street, a ditch drains stormwater Read more →

deer in rockland, by Mike Nelson Pedde, http://www.flickr.com/photos/wolfnowl/5445478667/

Paradise attracts both deer and predators

    Victoria Times Colonist, December 1, 2012—Four schools were locked down in November due to cougar sightings, and on Wednesday, CRD’s planning, transportation and protective services committee began considering the new Regional Deer Management Strategy. Predator. And prey. No discussion of one can completely ignore the other. We’ve heard a Read more →

dead salmon, by Christopher Porter

Cowichan River woes foreshadow future climate effects

Victoria Times Colonist, November 17, 2012—October’s turn in weather, bringing rain after months of sun and heat, has at last raised water levels  on the Cowichan River and cleared the way for the salmon. How nice that something can enjoy the end to the glorious summer we had. Just six weeks Read more →

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