Category: 2007-2008 trips

Botany BC and Texada

Shelter Point, Texada Island- A. Bryant

by Heather Harbord, 17 May 2008. Botany BC, the annual meeting of botanists and plant enthusiasts of British Columbia was held in Powell River from 15-18 May.   As part of this event, John Dove and Terry Ludwar led a field trip to Texada Island on the second day, the 17th. You can read the original … Continue reading Botany BC and Texada

Bryophytes with Wilf Schofield

Wilf Schofield, bryophytes field-trip, Powell River - H. Harbord

by Heather Harbord, 9 April 2008. Dr. Wilf Schofield of the UBC Botany Department led a field trip to the trail on the north side of the Shingle Mill bridge. Everything was so interesting that the group could only progress about a hundred meters or so along the lake. He not only knew the names of … Continue reading Bryophytes with Wilf Schofield

Showing off to the Comox Naturalists

The Queen of Burnaby leaving Powell River - A. Bryant

by Heather Harbord, 16 March 2008.  A group of Comox Valley Naturalists walked on the first ferry to Powell River (arriving here 7.50am) clutching their lunches, water and birding paraphernalia. We met them and drove them around before putting them on the 5.15 ferry back. This was a fun way to get to know people from … Continue reading Showing off to the Comox Naturalists

Vancouver Island birding

Great blue heron at Goose Spit - A. Bryant

by Heather Harbord, 3 November 2007. Several members joined Heather Harbord and John Treen to view waterfowl and transients.  We visited bird-rich places like Kye Bay beach, Point Holmes and Goose Spit!

Mushrooms of Penticton Street woods

by Heather Harbord, 28 September 2007. We explored the woods behind Penticton Street with the previous night’s speaker, Terry Taylor.  Yes we found some mushrooms!

Toba Inlet

Waterfalls in Toba Inlet, 2008 - H. Harbord

by Heather Harbord, 30 June – 1 July 2007. To reach Toba Inlet you have to sail through Desolation Sound, so the trip is a two for one. The Misty Isles is a wonderful vessel as long as you are able to negotiate steep stairs and obstacles on deck.  Some adventurous souls on our trip … Continue reading Toba Inlet