Wildlife

Trip to Ucluelet

  • Amphitritre Lighthouse

    Amphitritre Lighthouse

  • Ukeedogs

    Ukeedogs

  • Amphitritre Lighthouse

    Amphitritre Lighthouse

  • Amphitritre Lighthouse

    Amphitritre Lighthouse

  • Coombs - Goats on Roofs

    Coombs - Goats on Roofs

  • Tiny Vancouver Skyline

    Tiny Vancouver Skyline

  • Driftwood Tipi

    Driftwood Tipi

  • Horsetail

    Horsetail

  • Qualicum Beach

    Qualicum Beach

  • Flowering Nettles

    Flowering Nettles

  • Driftwood Shack

    Driftwood Shack

  • Englishman Falls

    Englishman Falls

  • Wickanninish Beach

    Wickanninish Beach

  • Ucleulet

    Ucleulet

  • Englishman Falls

    Englishman Falls

  • Wild Pacific Trail

    Wild Pacific Trail

  • Skunk Cabbage

    Skunk Cabbage

  • Long Beach

    Long Beach

  • Cathedral Forest

    Cathedral Forest

  • Surfin'

    Surfin'

  • Wild Pacific Trail

    Wild Pacific Trail

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 ...