BC People: First Nations Master Carver Sanford Williams

BC People: First Nations Master Carver Sanford Williams, Yuquot, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Sanford Williams has made it his life’s work to create art that echoes the past of the First Nations folk of British Columbia. Born and raised on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the […]

Gray Whale Migration Passes Vancouver Island

Gray Whale: Whale Watching, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Each spring, some 20,000 Gray Whales travel passed the western shore of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, en route to their summer feeding grounds in the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea. The Pacific Rim Whale Festival in the coastal […]

By | January 7th, 2016|Featured 1 D, Festivals, Wildlife|0 Comments

All About Otters! Sea Otters and River Otters in BC

All About Otters, Christine Roper, SpringTide Whale Watching, Victoria, British Columbia

As a naturalist onboard our whale watching vessels, I often get a lot of questions about the otters we see in Victoria, British Columbia. Although we do have a healthy population of otters living around the rocky […]

By | October 19th, 2015|Conservation, Environment, Featured 1 D|0 Comments

Winter Surfing: Why We Love it and Why You Should too!

Winter Surfing: Why We Love It and Why You Should too! Pacific Surf Company, Tofino, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Sea temperature – nine degree Celsius. Neoprene. Southeast Winds. Tall spruce trees. Towering coastal mountains. All things that package together to create the little pocket of heaven on […]