On a recent family visit to Vancouver Island it was recommended we visit the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre. What a great day it was! Many of the birds and animals we saw were mostly being cared for then released to the wild. At the time of our visit there were several eagles soon to […]
Biodiversity & ecosystems: plants, animals & habitat, climate change.
After the recent disastrous and unprecedented heat wave (June / July 2021) we all need to be aware that our climate in “beautiful BC” has changed. The extremely sad news of “Sudden deaths recorded during #BC’s #heatwave is up to 719 people … (July 3, 2021) with many of the victims being #seniors who were […]
The annual Caramel and Parsley Top Tweets for the previous year continues: 2020 has been once in a Century occurrence as was reflected from the beginning of 2020 through the following months. There is no way anyone can avoid knowledge and experience of the coronavirus that assaulted the earth and all its occupants. There have […]
This is an interesting Guest Article by Peter D Gardner (see Links at end of article). Flying Foxes are unique to Australia. They are fascinating creatures and have been of great interest (to me) ever since I became aware of them almost a decade ago. This species, due to climate and habitat change, are at […]
What is a Brown Marmorated Stink Bug? They arrived in the province of BC in approximately 2015 so are a newer invasive species and Fall is the time of year they are looking for somewhere to winter over. As I have no knowledge or experience with these bugs it is a huge learning curve. This […]