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Sidney Spit Summertime Scenes

On July 26, 2009, in the middle of a rare heat wave, we took a field trip organized by the Victoria Natural History Society to Sidney Spit. The night before there was an unusual (for these parts) electrical storm which included even more unusual orange-coloured skies at sunset–probably resulting from the forest fires in the [Continue]

Restoration 101

There has been a lot of activity in James Bay and Ogden Point to restore natural habitat and improve ecosystem function. Here are just some of these efforts. Fisherman’s Wharf Shoreline Trail: Part of the revitalization of the downtown waterfront in Victoria involves constructing an attractive trial following the shoreline. In the past, armouring the [Continue]