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Two hundred years ago, grizzly bears and wolves inhabited the forests and marshes where Vancouver now stands, yet there were no coyotes or raccoons. The majestic condor, far...
Asian carp invading the Great Lakes, lethal reptiles lurking in B.C., a snakehead fish on the loose in Burnaby: recent headlines have been pretty sensational when it comes to...
One recent evening, I was on the Queen of Nanaimo ferry as a huge pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins churned the waters in a heart-stopping display of agility. Everyone rushed to...
Farmland or urban development? That is the issue South Delta residents will be debating when we attend public hearings October 28 to 30 on the future of the Southlands property....
In a never-ending saga, Fraser delta farmland and Burns Bog wildlife habitat are once again under threat of development. Developers just do not seem to understand the word no....
Online, indoor, instant communication lifestyles are second nature to most of us today, yet maintaining our "first nature" is essential for mental and physical health. We need to...
The Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust celebrated its 20th anniversary this year, as supporters whooped it up in a 100-year-old barn on Westham Island, Delta. Everyone was justly...
The story of Moby Doll, the orca, is sad and short. Fifty years after the event, orca scientists and enthusiasts gathered on Saturna Island where it all began. The story may be...
How bothered are you by dandelions on neighbourhood lawns? Do you prefer perfectly manicured grass, or are you okay with a smattering of weeds and a more natural look? Would it...
When it comes to fresh water, British Columbia has it all: glacier-fed streams, flowing rivers, beautiful lakes, rainy winters, drinking water from the tap, and hydroelectricity...

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