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Salmon. Photo © Northwest Power and Conservation Council, via flickr and Creative Commons

Salmon risk a slow-poached future in B.C. rivers

River levels in southern B.C. are low, and their temperatures are warmer than normal. Fish are seeking shelter in deeper, larger, cooler pools wherever they can. With fish pooled in creeks and rivers, disease spreads more readily, and predators have an easier time making their catches of the day. Returning Read more →

Heat wave. Photo © Steve Harris, via creative commons and flickr

Forecast states tempers will rise with temperature

The Environment Canada website for the Victoria forecast pronounced “Be prepared for … HEAT!” Normally the notices above the daily weather predictions warn of coming high winds, storms, freezing temperatures, thick fog, or heavy rains. This last week, however, it cautioned us to expect a heat wave. Caution, indeed, is Read more →