Sunday, May 17, 2009

Denman Island Home and Garden Tour 2009

No postings lately. Busy preparing for the garden tour. Here are some shots of our garden around the time of the tour. During the tour, we were too busy engaging the crowds to take photos! Enjoy!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Spring is bursting out all over!

Two natives, Red flowering currant and Calypso orchid flowering along Lake Road this morning.

Friday, April 3, 2009

Lambeth Channel

Eroded sandstone on the Lindsay Dickson beach.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Common Mergansers on Chickadee Lake

At this time of year, Common Mergansers gather on Chickadee Lake in the evening to sleep and disperse to the ocean shorelines during the morning. Quite a spactacle!

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Orca pod in Baynes Sound

A pod of Orcas swam north up the Baynes Sound yesterday morning. These shots were taken from the 8:40 ferry from Denman to Buckley Bay. There are more Orca shots at

Friday, March 6, 2009

Beaver caught in broad daylight!

A pair of lively beavers was seen in Railway Marsh this week in broad daylight. Lets hope they stay so that I can learn a little about dam construction.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Railway Marsh Trumpeter Swans

This fine pair of Trumpeter Swans was seen on Railway Marsh this Tuesday during the weekly swan count. About 15-20 swans are wintering on Denman before flying back to their breeding grounds in the Yukon and Alaska.