Author Archives: Botany

Jensen Keltie, CVN Bursary Recipient, 2018

Jensen Keltie is a graduating grade 12 student from Vanier Secondary School. The Bursary Committee chose Jensen for her outstanding academic achievement, her active participation in conservation and environmental issues and her contribution to the Vancouver Island University’s Deep Bay … Continue reading

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Upcoming Walk: Sunday, 29th July 2018, Hike to Aston Pond

SUN. July 29, 8:30am: Hike to Aston Pond (near Panther Lake) A long day hike (14 km round trip)  with biologist Loys Maingon on subalpine pond ecology. Pack a lunch. Meet at Parking area on Strathcona Parkway just off Highway … Continue reading

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Upcoming Walk: Saturday, 28th July 2018, Paradise Meadows – Trees & Lichens

SAT. July 28, 1:00pm : Nature Walk –Paradise Meadows – trees & Lichens A 2-2 ½ hour walk around the Meadows led by forester Margaret Symon.  Meet at the Strathcona Park Wilderness Centre, Paradise Meadows at 1:00 pm. Sturdy footwear … Continue reading

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Upcoming Walk: Sunday, 22nd July 2018, Hike up Mt Becher

SUN. July 22, 9:00am: Hike up Mt Becher – Evolution of land plants. Paleontologist Randal Mindell will use examples from the hike up Mt Becher (11km round trip) to show how land plants evolved. Meet at the trailhead at the … Continue reading

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