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June 30, 2016
By Kirsten Mathison A few weekends ago, I went to the Walbran Valley on a quest to find caves in the extensive karst regions in the area. It is an unprotected tract of old-growth forest on southern...
June 28, 2016
Rapid growth on southern Vancouver Island and an obstinate commitment to fossil fuels demand serious consideration of passenger and freight services by rail. Driving north from Victoria, it is...
June 23, 2016
By Lee Britton Oil spills in Puget Sound and the Salish Sea have become a public concern as oil and gas exportation has increased in recent years and is projected to continue to do so in the future....
June 21, 2016
Happy Aboriginal Day from the BC Studies blog! Check out some of the amazing events and celebrations going on across BC. Below is link to the events happening today in Prince George, at Lheidlt T’...
June 20, 2016
By Kelly Black After years of questionable service and maintenance, it’s time to get serious about retaining the E&N rail corridor for future rail service. It is well past due, however, that we...
June 16, 2016
I’ve always believed that I write in a neutral tone. “Mostly believed” is probably more accurate, as a book called Paving Paradise that I wrote in 1991 was pretty much a rant from cover to cover. By...
June 14, 2016
Spring is officially in full swing in BC, and so is the BC Studies blog! With over 30 posts since the blog’s inception in January, it has been a tremendous ‘first season’ for the blog. I would like...
June 13, 2016
“Each summer from 1901 to 1907, groups of students and instructors ventured here from Minnesota, Ohio, Nebraska, and other midwestern states. They traveled by train, cooking meals on a small stove in...
June 08, 2016
This is a timely post, as today, June 8th, is World Oceans Day! By Michaela Montaner - Pacific Wild Photos by Ian McAllister As habitat destruction continues in and around the otherwise pristine...
June 06, 2016
By Michaela Montaner - Pacific Wild Photos by Ian McAllister Since inception, Pacific Wild has been pushing to protect the biodiversity the Great Bear Rainforest (GBR) represents. Lucky for us, we...

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