A Steller Sealion’s Diet

A Steller Sealion’s Diet

On Canoe Islets, a set of near-shore rocks off the southeast coast of Valdes Island, a large colony of Steller sealions (Eumetopias jubatus) can be found congregating during winter months. I had the chance to witness this spectacle up close the other year, on a boat...
Spring 2017 Bee Survey Preliminary Results

Spring 2017 Bee Survey Preliminary Results

In the spring of 2017, with the support of melittologist Lincoln Best, Galiano community members participated in a coordinated effort to document the bees of Galiano Island. Our surveys took place during the months of April through to July and yielded a total of 628...
Island Earth

Island Earth

Step out onto the Planet. Draw a circle a hundred feet round. Inside the circle are 300 things nobody understands, and, maybe nobody’s ever really seen. How many can you find? —Lew Welch Lew Welch had a good point. Though even on this scale he vastly underestimated...
Bioblitz Galiano 2017 Preliminary Results

Bioblitz Galiano 2017 Preliminary Results

Through the month of May 2017 Galiano Islanders joined regional experts on a mission to document the island biodiversity. Surveys were conducted island-wide, covering a vibrant spectrum of marine, terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems of critical conservation concern...
Bellhouse Provincial Park

Bellhouse Provincial Park

Bellhouse Provincial Park Galiano Island, BC Bellhouse Provincial Park Explore Bellhouse Provincial Park, Galiano Island, BC Mount Sutil Explore Mount Sutil, Galiano Island, BC Bellhouse Provincial Park’s Biodiversity Last updated January 2018 Presented below is...