Category Archives: summer

Yucca filamentosa

I’m pretty sure that this is an example of Common Yucca

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Daisies – just a bit of nature

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British Columbia burns – Saltery Bay

The forest fire season of 2015 generated thick layers of smoke that coloured the sky, and obscured the sun. There was also a thick layer of fly-ash that settled on the surface of the water.

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British Columbia Burns

Looking back to the 2015 fire that engulfed much of British Columbia in a smoke-filled sky and a layer of ash in many areas. I was in Roberts Creek at a campsite and all was fine – the next morning … Continue reading

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Rolling hills

I’m happy to be a passenger when driving through the Okanagan on BC Highway 1, as the scenery is amazing and continuously changing. Hills, clouds, arid vegetation and a lot of history…

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Western Forest Products – Jordan River

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I was camping across the road in the CRD campground in Jordan River, and did a bit of exploring at the abandoned building that were the headquarters for the Western Forest Products Jordan River logging operations. The buildings are slowly … Continue reading

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Fanny Bay – Sea Lions and fishing boats

Each winter California Sea Lions congregate in Fanny Bay while they wait for the herring to spawn in February. The herring fishermen would prefer that the Sea Lions were not eating the herring and salmon, and the Sea Lions would … Continue reading

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Margaretsville Lighthouse – light on, light off

Margaretsville Lighthouse The light is on, and then the light is off – in a pattern that is unique in this area to help mariners identify the lighthouses they see. Margaretsville Lighthouse

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Storm clouds forming

A pair of time-lapse videos of summer storm clouds

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Houston’s Beach

  Eroding sandstone formations I spent a bit of time at Houston’s Beach, a lesser known section of beach on the Blomidon Peninsula – a bit south of Blomidon Provincial Park. I arrived just as the tide was starting to … Continue reading

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