Upper Marsh

For March’s photo of the month, we bring you this wonderful shot of Minnekhada Regional Park, taken by Flickr member Dru! Taken on New Years Day, Dru! clearly wasted no time sleeping that day and instead trekked out into the winter weather to explore his local wetlands. The photo stuck out to us at the Wetlands Education Program, … Continue reading

Species Profile: Western Painted Turtle

The painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) lives in relatively slow-moving fresh waters, with a large range across North America; in fact, it is the continent’s most widespread native turtle. During the last ice age, four subspecies evolved based on their regional distribution. The western painted turtle (Chrysemys picta bellii) can be found in British Columbia and … Continue reading

Wetland by Realvision

“Wetland” is a photograph taken by Flickr member – and contributor to our Wetlands of British Columbia group – realvision. The wetland in the photo is none other than Pitt Marsh, located at the south end of Pitt Lake in the Lower Mainland. While this image highlights the natural beauty of wetlands in British Columbia and their interconnectivity … Continue reading

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