Richmond Terra Nova at Sunset

Like the sun setting over marsh waters, the end of December brings warm reflections. This month’s Photo of the Month by Flickr photographer TOTORORO.RORO presents a vivid sunset along the West Dyke Trail in Richmond, BC. The trail runs adjacent to the Sturgeon Banks – a 21,525 acre estuary that is located on the banks of … 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

Trumpeter Swans

The ghostly mountains lurking in the background is a great representation of how the winter season is now behind us. Although this is a relief for many, these families of Trumpeter Swans (Cygnus buccinator) make the cold weather seem enjoyable and less frigid. This week I am writing to you from Singapore where I am surely feeling … Continue reading

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