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
The Field Station is operated by the Centre for Shellfish Research
at Vancouver Island University.
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.