A special field trip to the Deep Bay Marine Field Station was attended by 18 CV Nature members who enjoyed a tour of the research facility including behind the scenes in the labs.

Deep Bay Field Station

Deep Bay Field Station


The Field Station is operated by the Centre for Shellfish Research at Vancouver Island University.
Sea Stars in Touch Tank

Sea Stars in Touch Tank


A delicious catered lunch followed, then a few members explored the grounds. A rough trail follows a rainwater management creek past several wetlands through the woods to Deep Bay. On the way up from the sea shore a Hairy Woodpecker was working in the bush.
Hairy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker