Wildlife

Trip to Ucluelet

  • Amphitritre Lighthouse

    Amphitritre Lighthouse

  • Ukeedogs

    Ukeedogs

  • Driftwood Shack

    Driftwood Shack

  • Flowering Nettles

    Flowering Nettles

  • Wild Pacific Trail

    Wild Pacific Trail

  • Englishman Falls

    Englishman Falls

  • Wild Pacific Trail

    Wild Pacific Trail

  • Long Beach

    Long Beach

  • Skunk Cabbage

    Skunk Cabbage

  • Surfin'

    Surfin'

  • Driftwood Tipi

    Driftwood Tipi

  • Coombs - Goats on Roofs

    Coombs - Goats on Roofs

  • Englishman Falls

    Englishman Falls

  • Tiny Vancouver Skyline

    Tiny Vancouver Skyline

  • Horsetail

    Horsetail

  • Amphitritre Lighthouse

    Amphitritre Lighthouse

  • Qualicum Beach

    Qualicum Beach

  • Amphitritre Lighthouse

    Amphitritre Lighthouse

  • Cathedral Forest

    Cathedral Forest

  • Ucleulet

    Ucleulet

  • Wickanninish Beach

    Wickanninish Beach

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 ...