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Category: Bird Watching
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Chestnut-backed Chickadee
June 5, 2018 - Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park The Tuesday bird walk went to Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park in Parksville. The morning was cloudy with winds off the Strait of Georgia. Ten Great Blue Herons were seen just off shore. During the walk, four Pigeon Guillemots and six White-winged Scoters were seen further off shore. A Western Wood- Pewee was seen at the edge of the forest.

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Posted By: Neil Robins on Aug 7, 2018
Category: Multi-Adventure Excursions
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Marine Spotting
A spotter, by British definition, is one who looks for or observes a particular thing as a hobby or job. Aviation and Marine Spotters have been around for decades but they were known as "people who like to watch specific things". Slowly, spotting is catching on with all ages in every industry from aviation to marine to vehicles to even animals such as birds and whales. Spotting is something th

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Posted By: Chris Ritchie on Aug 3, 2018
Category: Fishing  |  Location: French Creek
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Chinook
Big Chinooks are coming... August truly is the month saltwater anglers in our local waters await with great anticipation. We are seeing a good Coho salmon return this year, a mix of Hatchery (Adipose fin missing) and Wild (Adipose fin attached). I've caught a few up in the 6-7 Lb. range already! No word yet on Wild Coho retention for 2018 in Area 14. The Sockeye salmon are on their way, I h

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Posted By: Darrell Jobb on Jul 20, 2018
Category: Artists & Art Galleries  |  Location: Parksville
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MONET reVISITED
McMILLAN ARTS CENTRE, 133 McMillan Street, Parksville GALLERY EXHIBITIONS WILL MILLAR - Scenes from my Irish Roving: June 9 - July 14, 2018 In Scenes from my Irish Roving, Will Millar, as the former leader of The Irish Rovers has now returned to his first creative love of Painting. In this he is a voyager into the Ireland of his youth, portraying the country in the 1950s. Before glass sup

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Posted By: Jennifer Bate on Jul 4, 2018
Category: Multi-Adventure Excursions
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Canada Day Fireworks Sea Kayak Tour 10yrs+ A special way to celebrate Canada. We will paddle off the Parksville shoreline and watch the spectacular fireworks display from the water. Perfect for beginners, these tours include a certified guide, the kayak, gear and instruction in paddling strokes and safety procedures. No experience necessary. Double kayaks are available to paddle with a friend or

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Posted By: Regional District of Nanaimo - Recreation & Parks on Jul 3, 2018
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