Glow

“Glow” calls our attention to the radiance of an early fall sun. Cresting the hillside of the Fraser Canyon, the white hot orb transforms Cheam Wetlands south of Harrison Hot Springs into a mellow, golden wonderland. Our photographer, Tracey Friesen, has captured a moment when the vegetation that makes up a wetland environment has the opportunity to … Continue reading

Lost Lagoon

Canadian Geese sprawl out along the Lost Lagoon to enjoy a refreshing swim in this weeks Photo of the Week! Our selected photographer, Tom Wiebe, displays the benefits of artificial lakes and wetlands for all sorts of wildlife. In the background we can see an active fountain which acts as a mechanism to circulate the water in … Continue reading

Graceful Hunter

A Great Blue Heron waits patiently along an ocean tributary shoreline as it stares into its reflection awaiting a glimpse of dinner. We were captivated by this vibrant, majestic, ‘graceful hunter’ which was  presented to us by Sandy Stewart. What caught my attention the most were its unique, dangling feathers beneath its neck. I wonder … Continue reading

Lady Dragon

This week our selected photographer – Sharon Patricia – gives us an intimate and crisp look at the complex beauty of dragonflies. Although dragonflies are commonly spotted throughout wetlands, it can be tough to get close enough to appreciate the fine details without the dragonfly flying away. Sharon’s photograph gives us an rare perspective at … Continue reading

Cheam Wetlands

Many outdoor recreationalists will recognize this week’s winning image from the Fraser Valley. The Cheam Lake Wetlands, protected habitat near Bridal Falls, are a scenic catchment of snow melt from the towering misty blue mountains that surround it. Despite the appearance of eternal greenness, this land was not always a place to hear the honk-honking … Continue reading

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