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150 Madness

Birders can carry out some pretty outlandish quests when they put their minds to it. In 2015, Noah Stryker set off on a Big Year to see how many birds he could see before year’s end.  Forty-one countries later he … Continue reading

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150 for 150

Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary on July 1, 2017. I enjoy watching birds so I thought I would have some fun by combining my interest in birds with Canada’s celebration. I am attempting to identify 150 species of birds by … Continue reading

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Over a Century Old Nature Celebration

  If my recollection is correct, fifty years ago I participated in my first ever Christmas Bird Count in Vancouver. After a hiatus, I will join the fun again this year. My interest is partly nostalgic and partly joining a … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Feast

On November 6, 2016, most people in North America will turn back their clocks one hour. What a great reminder that the summer harvest is available for a feast. And what a great time to hold a Daylight Saving Feast … Continue reading

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Hollyhock Nature Culture Workshop

From June 29 to July 3, I will lead a workshop on Nature Culture at Hollyhock on Cortes Island, British Columbia. Readers of this blog and those of you who have attended my talks and films know that Nature Culture … Continue reading

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Land and Nature

Canadians relate closely to freedoms and democracy, quality of life, caring for others and multicultural tolerance and have long viewed environmental issues as a major public concern, according to surveys of our values. National Parks are one of the often … Continue reading

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The Perfect State

Our film, The Perfect State is now finished and available for viewing. You can find the trailer and events at the web site. The film is about reconnecting with nature which was also a theme at the second annual Active … Continue reading

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