SPRING is not only a busy time for birds, but it's also a busy time for birders.
THE way has been cleared for a gradual yet massive redevelopment of the area surrounding Capilano Road at Marine Drive.
THERE are signs everywhere that spring has arrived, like bright golden skunk cabbage, cream-coloured Indian plum and pink salmonberry flowers adding their cheer to the greenery.
Profit-crazed property developers, with either the complacency or complicity of the North Shore's mayors and councils, are destroying the traditional culture and time-honoured way of life of the North Shore and its once iconic character.
I am nearing the end of a 30-day yoga challenge, and I am feeling more focused, flexible and strong. Also: hungry . . . so very hungry.
WHAT were those indignant sounding screams coming from a raptor circling high in the sky above Maplewood Conservation Area one crisp winter morning?
The B.C. Liberal Government Caucus has announced three new bicycle infrastructure projects worth almost $700,000 last week.
IT HAS OFTEN BEEN SAID THAT FOR NATURE SEEKERS, EACH MONTH, EACH WEEK AND EACH DAY HAS ITS OWN SPECIAL REWARDS - AND WINTER IS NO EXCEPTION.
Winterfest 2013: A party in the snow Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2-10 p.m. at Mount Seymour, North Vancouver. Tickets are $20 and include a beer at Professor Mugs, a bus ride from BCIT to the mountain and back and a beer and burger at Mount Seymour. There will be special ticket pricing for skiing, boarding, rentals, snowshoeing and tubing. Tickets can be purchased from all BCITSA locations while they last.
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IT was a glorious sight to see the North Shore Mountains sparking with a cloak of snow recently.
"WHERE have all the swallows gone?" is a question I'm often asked.
WHEN summer draws to a close, pink fireweed flowers present a beautiful picture against the autumn sky, and blackberries glisten on their canes providing tasty treats for hungry birds.
Fall brings with it many changes. Cottonwoods and maples put on a fine show of colour; and colourful mushrooms seem to pop up everywhere in local woods. And, our feathered friends are on the move.
AUTUMN is a busy time for birds with some migrating to sunny parts down south, with others coming down from the interior or north to settle in for the winter.
Every summer at Maplewood Conservation Area, the Wild Bird Trust holds a big-sit event.
The following appears on the homepage of the District of North Vancouver website:
RESIDENTS living near Ridgeway annex and Plymouth elementary schools will soon learn what may become of the properties, which were shuttered some time ago by the North Vancouver School District.