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  • Rhododendron Lake 1

    Rhododendron Lake

    On Saturday, Ryan, Mike, Graham, & I headed to “Rhodo” Lake to check out the flowering shrubs for which the lake is named after. Unfortunately, as we realized when we arrived, the higher elevation of the lake meant that the Rhododendrons here were not quite in bloom like the ones we have seen...

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  • Mt. Cokely, Loon Lake, & Cameron Lake 1

    Mt. Cokely, Loon Lake, & Cameron Lake

    On Friday morning the MABRRI team (Mike, Sarah, Graham, and myself) gathered our cameras, notebooks, Back Road Atlas and lunches then headed for our designated rendezvous point: a sizeable gravel lot up in Qualicum Beach on the side of Memorial Avenue. Once we met up and piled our gear into one...

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  • Rathtrevor Beach, Hamilton Marsh, & Little Qualicum Falls 1

    Rathtrevor Beach, Hamilton Marsh, & Little Qualicum Falls

    On Friday morning Graham, Sarah, Robbie and I journeyed to the Parksville-Qualicum area to experience some of the popular natural attractions of the region. Our first stop was Rathtrevor Beach where we spotted a variety of wildlife including brant geese, bald eagles, and shore crab. The spectacular...

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  • Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

    Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

    On Wednesday morning, my wife and I left our home, which is located in the MABR next to the Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park. We made our way to Deep Bay marina approximately 15 minutes north of Qualicum Beach, where we launched our boat and met a team of biologists, researchers, and a small...

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