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"Little Qualicum River Estuary Bird Walk"
"Bioluminescence: secret phenomena, beauty unseen"
"French Creek 2015 Outlook Fishing Report"
 
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Category: Beaches & Swimming  |  Location: Parksville
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Via City of Parksville: To ensure the Brant are not disturbed, dogs are not allowed on the beaches in Parksville between March 1st and April 30th. At all times, people should keep a respectful distance from the birds on the beaches & upland area. Dogs are not allowed off leash on Parksville beaches at any time and most importantly, are not allowed on any Parksville beach in March and April

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Posted By: Sharyn Sadauskas on Feb 26, 2015
Category: Bird Watching  |  Location: Qualicum Beach
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Bald Eagle
The Tuesday bird walk went to Little Qualicum River Estuary. The morning was calm, but unfortunately the fog remained over the water throughout the morning limiting our view. We saw a flock of Brant fly by at the viewing station and several Oystercatchers landed among the rocks. There was also a Western Gull spotted just off shore. A Yellow-rumped Warbler was spotted along the houses leadin

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Posted By: Rhonda Fleming on Feb 25, 2015
Category: Fishing  |  Location: French Creek
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Winter Chinooks
2015 Outlook... If the start of this year is any indication on how the fishing will be in our local waters we're in for a great season! The "Winter Chinook" fishing is the best it been in years. Many fisherman are reporting good early season catches, and also releasing a lot of undersized Chinooks. These fish will grow rapidly and be the fish for tomorrow. There's large amounts of bait arou

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Posted By: Darrell Jobb on Feb 19, 2015
Category: Bird Watching  |  Location: French Creek
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Long-Tailed Duck
The Tuesday bird walk went to Columbia Beach. Fog over the Strait of Georgia greeted us at the start of the walk, but soon the sun showed its warm rays for good birding. Several small flocks of Brant geese flew over the water. Long-tailed Ducks were rested on the strait offshore. Black-bellied Plovers, Black Turnstones, Dunlin and Black Oystercatchers were feeding on the gravel bars. Sixtee

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Posted By: Neil Robins on Feb 17, 2015
Category: Artists & Art Galleries  |  Location: Parksville
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Andre Prevost with Eagle Totem
In March the McMillan Arts Centre presents work by three very talented artists who focus on detail and texture. Andre Prevost, Francine Champagne and Rick Marotz will be exhibiting paintings, masks and photography. The Opening Reception is on Saturday, March 7th from 1:00 - 3:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to drop in and meet the artists and enjoy complimentary refreshments. Andre Prevost is a Va

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Posted By: Linda Matteson-Reynolds on Feb 16, 2015
 
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