Columbia River Wetlands

Despite wild animals making such great photographic subjects, I have decided to feature something different for the September Photo of the Month. This month’s winner is John McCrae with his beautiful landscape photo of the Columbia River Wetlands. The photo includes the valley sides framing the winding river and wetlands below. The colours in this … Continue reading

Species Profile & Winner: Coastal Tailed Frog

This week, we chose to get a close-up on one of our favourite wetland species – the Coastal Tailed Frog (Ascaphus truei). Neil Fisher – our selected photographer – displays the complexity and delicacy of these tiny frogs in striking detail. The frog’s bulging golden-flaked eyes reflect the intricacy and their unique personality and, like … Continue reading

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

Winter Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary at Sunset

This magnificent photo taken by Flickr member TOTORORO.RORO captures the stunning – albeit cold – winter sunset at the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary. Although the photographer that took the photo must have been shivering, the temperature doesn’t seem to bother the abundant wildlife that is more-than-willing to spend time in the frigid waters. … Continue reading

Marshmallow Marsh

'Marshmallow Marsh' by Flickr Username Cindy-lou-boo

As the light contours around the billowing snow we begin to respect winter’s delicacy, rather than cursing how cold it makes us feel. We’re starting off our BC Wetlands Photo of the Month 2013 by selecting Marshmallow Marsh from Flickr user Cindy-lou-boo, whose use of light to shape the landscape really drew our attention. This photo … Continue reading

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