More information/useful links

Here in no particular order are a bunch of places we like (virtual and otherwise):

Monterey Bay Aquarium: incredible educational site, fun webcams!!!, sustainable seafood initiative

Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre: a wonderful way to see some of our local critters up close

CreatureCastMating when you’re stuck to a rock and other informative videos about biology

Veins of Life Watershed Society

Restoration of Natural Systems at University of Victoria (Val’s program, a collaboration between UVic Continuing Studies and Environmental Studies)

Ogden Point Café: Have a meal or coffee, buy the book, enjoy the view.

Capital Regional District (CRD) Source Control program: Take care of our aquatic environment by watching what you put down your drain. Alternatives for disposing of medications including supplements and oils/fats/grease, and minimizing use of detergents. We have soft water–use much much less detergent than you think you need!

Esquimalt First Nation

Songhees First Nation including map of traditional territories of the Lekwungen

Wikipedia article on the Salish Sea

Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority

Island Equipment Owners Association: For date of the Lighted Truck Parade (usually early December)

James Bay Neighbourhood Association

Ogden Point Enhancement Society

Swiftsure International Yacht Race: Next race the weekend of May 26, 2012. Site has a great race-tracker!

Victoria Regional Transit System: James Bay bus routes and beyond



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