Wildlife

Trip to Ucluelet

  • Englishman Falls

    Englishman Falls

  • Wild Pacific Trail

    Wild Pacific Trail

  • Cathedral Forest

    Cathedral Forest

  • Amphitritre Lighthouse

    Amphitritre Lighthouse

  • Wild Pacific Trail

    Wild Pacific Trail

  • Coombs - Goats on Roofs

    Coombs - Goats on Roofs

  • Long Beach

    Long Beach

  • Surfin'

    Surfin'

  • Ukeedogs

    Ukeedogs

  • Amphitritre Lighthouse

    Amphitritre Lighthouse

  • Englishman Falls

    Englishman Falls

  • Ucleulet

    Ucleulet

  • Driftwood Shack

    Driftwood Shack

  • Flowering Nettles

    Flowering Nettles

  • Qualicum Beach

    Qualicum Beach

  • Wickanninish Beach

    Wickanninish Beach

  • Horsetail

    Horsetail

  • Tiny Vancouver Skyline

    Tiny Vancouver Skyline

  • Skunk Cabbage

    Skunk Cabbage

  • Amphitritre Lighthouse

    Amphitritre Lighthouse

  • Driftwood Tipi

    Driftwood Tipi

Vancouver Island is full of beautiful old-growth forests, waterfalls, trails and wildlife. We really enjoyed our quick trip to Ucleulet over Summer Solstice 2011. Loved the Ukeedogs — I had to have soup but it was fantastic too — also loved the beaches, and when we woke up one morning there was a cute pair of deer hanging out by the boats. More about the trip here.

Bullfrogs and Tadpoles

Bullfrogs and Tadpoles

The big fat bullfrog hiding in the reeds here reminds me of the children's books. Frogs are dying rapidly around the world at the moment, almost half of them are threatened with extinction. They can't handle the pollution in our water ways or the chytrid fungus that is rapidly killing amphibians. ...

Deer in the Catskills

Deer in the Catskills

This slideshow takes us through the whole cycle of life including the birth in spring of twin bambis. We even get a look at deer droppings as well as deer eating. These cycles of life are unavoidable, death is as inevitable as birth, it is ultimately counter-productive to try to sterilize this reali ...