Digitization of Canada’s Historical Narratives of Exploration

Digitization of Canada's Historical Narratives of Exploration, Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, BC.

The Vancouver Island University Library has received a grant of $17,015 from the National Heritage Digitization Strategy to digitize historical texts and maps dating from 1732 to 1944 that will unfold Canada’s narratives of […]

By | October 29th, 2018|History & Heritage, Top Stories|0 Comments

The Intertidal Magic of Botanical Beach

Botanical Beach, Juan de Fuca Provincial Park, Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Rich tidal pools, a shoreline full of life, and fantastic geological features attract visitors to Botanical Beach, offering one of the best opportunities to view intertidal marine creatures and plants on […]

By | September 5th, 2018|Port Renfrew, Top Stories|0 Comments

Quaint Telegraph Cove, Northern Vancouver Island, BC

Telegraph Cove, Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia

The old fishing village of Telegraph Cove is tucked away on the northeast coast of Vancouver Island, one of the last boardwalk communities on the east coast of Vancouver Island. The economy of the quaint village […]

By | August 17th, 2018|Top Stories|0 Comments

BC Books for your Summer West Coast Adventure

BC Books for your Summer West Coast Adventure - Caitlin Press

As you plan and pack for your upcoming adventure on Vancouver Island and the beautiful west coast of British Columbia, allow us to make a few suggestions on what BC books to read if you need a […]

By | April 27th, 2018|Literature, Top Stories|1 Comment

See what’s going down in BC’s Ancient Forests

Ancient Forest Alliance, Vancouver Island, British Columbia: Giant Redcedar Stump, Klanawa Valley

Almost 80% of Vancouver Island’s productive old-growth forests have been logged, including 90% of the valley bottoms where the largest trees grow and the richest biodiversity resides. Stumps as wide as 16 feet (5 metres) in […]

By | April 10th, 2018|Sustainability, Top Stories|9 Comments

Jurassic Grove of Old-Growth Trees revealed on Vancouver Island

One of several monumental western red cedars located in Jurassic Grove, on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Several monumental Western Red Cedars are located in Jurassic Grove

The Ancient Forest Alliance has located an impressive grove of unprotected, monumental old-growth trees growing only a 90-minute drive west of Victoria, […]

By | May 8th, 2017|Jordan River, Port Renfrew, Top Stories|1 Comment