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"myPQB Story 2014 - Parksville Proposal"
"Deep Bay and Nile Creek Bird Walk"
"Englishman River Estuary Bird Walk"
 
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Category: Multi-Adventure Excursions  |  Location: Parksville
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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
I will always hold a special place in my heart for Parksville. It's where my husband asked me to marry him, and I said yes! Then we had a nice walk on the beach and a fabulous dinner. Great memories! - Hilary Smith, 2014 myPQB Story Contest

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Posted By: Sharyn Sadauskas on Oct 21, 2014
Category: Bird Watching  |  Location: Deep Bay
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Black Scoter
The Tuesday bird walk went to Deep Bay with a quick stop at Nile Creek. The morning was cloudy and very windy with a light shower to finish off the morning. A Cooper's Hawk flew over head just above us, giving us great views. Two Bald Eagles were spotted on their nest high in a tall conifer. Two Yellow-rumped Warblers and a flock of Golden-crowned Kinglets were seen in the bushes just off the

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Posted By: Neil Robins on Oct 20, 2014
Category: Bird Watching  |  Location: Parksville
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White Winged Scoter
The Tuesday bird walk went to the Shelly Road side of the Englishman River Estuary in Parksville. The morning was cloudy and the winds were calm, making for a great morning of birding. We heard a Pacific Wren singing at the start of the walk. An Eurasian Wigeon was spotted near the shore swimming with the American Wigeons. Several flocks of Surf Scoters and White-winged Scoters were heading

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Posted By: Neil Robins on Oct 15, 2014
Category: Multi-Adventure Excursions  |  Location: Parksville
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Earlier this year, the BC Small Business Roundtable invited local governments to compete for the 2014 Open for Business Awards. The announcement of winners was made yesterday at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities annual convention in Whistler and accepted on behalf of the City of Parksville by Councillor Sue Powell. This award recognizes the importance of small business competitivene

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Posted By: Deb Tardiff on Oct 8, 2014
Category: Bird Watching  |  Location: French Creek
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Long-Tailed Duck
The Tuesday bird walk went to Columbia Beach in French Creek. The morning was sunny, but with a cool wind off the water. We had our first sighting this fall of some Long-tailed Ducks. A Red-necked Phalarope and Ancient Murrelet were also spotted. Both Western Grebe and Clark's Grebe were seen not too far off shore. 7 species of gulls were seen at the Pebble Beach end of the walk. 13 bi

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Posted By: Rhonda Fleming on Oct 7, 2014
 
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