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View of Olympic Range and Juan de Fuca Strait along Victoria's Dallas Road walkway. Photo © Stewart Butterfield via flickr and Creative Commons

Explore local treasures this weekend

The Coast Collective Arts Centre opened its summer show last week. Destination Victoria: Small Local Treasures features small works by Island artists and craftspeople. Each work celebrates the region, its land- and seascapes, and uniquely local experiences. The show perfectly reflects the centre. Coast Collective resides in historic Pendray House Read more →

Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park. Photo © Kyla Duhamel, via creative commons and flickr

Individuals, not parks, need to set boundaries on use of technology

Nature Boy uses a number of smartphone apps with his work. Some help him identify birds. Others help him key out wild plants, fungi and other assorted roughage. He opens the astronomy app whenever he’s outside on clear nights. And because he works with people, he often photographs—with permission—families, school Read more →

Views of and from Sugarloaf Mountain, Sooke

Some friends organized a hike to Sugarloaf Mountain, near Sooke, this last weekend.

Clear in East Sooke Park; Cloudy at Rocky Point

East Sooke Park: Hiking the Coast Trail to Beechey Head, March 29 2013

Chinook Arch at Sunset

Demystifying winter weather in Alberta’s Kananaskis Country

Explore Kananaskis, Winter/Spring 1997—Covering more than 5,000 square kilometres, Alberta’s Kananaskis Country encompasses everything from foothills in the east to the rock, alpine Continental Divide in the west, from the wide, windswept Bow River Valley in the north to narrow passes and valleys in the south. With such variety in Read more →

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