Nature photographer Linda Benz shared a wide range of wildlife and landscape shots from in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. "The amazing landscape, wildlife diversity... to me, as a wildlife photographer,  this is Maple Ridge and 's....he' has so much to offer. Off the beaten path.. lush, gorgeous, mountain views to the north, full of life. An untouched world, seen by only those who dare to explore." Forty minutes from Vancouver B.C... This is what she finds: Gorgeous, plump, healthy coyotes; a thriving and growing resident bald eagle population; tiny American kestrels (the smallest of the falcon family); a diverse selection of owls (including a Northern Hawk owl); and so much more. “We are truly blessed to live a mere 10 minutes from such a marvelous display of life beyond ourselves… and as spring approaches, ‘she’ slowly awakens. Welcome ‘her’ with love and respect,” said Benz.  (Special to The News)

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Nature photographer Linda Benz shared a wide range of wildlife and landscape shots from in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. "The amazing landscape, wildlife diversity... to me, as a wildlife photographer,  this is Maple Ridge and 's....he' has so much to offer. Off the beaten path.. lush, gorgeous, mountain views to the north, full of life. An untouched world, seen by only those who dare to explore." Forty minutes from Vancouver B.C... This is what she finds: Gorgeous, plump, healthy coyotes; a thriving and growing resident bald eagle population; tiny American kestrels (the smallest of the falcon family); a diverse selection of owls (including a Northern Hawk owl); and so much more. “We are truly blessed to live a mere 10 minutes from such a marvelous display of life beyond ourselves… and as spring approaches, ‘she’ slowly awakens. Welcome ‘her’ with love and respect,” said Benz.  (Special to The News)

Nature photographer Linda Benz shared a wide range of wildlife and landscape shots from in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. "The amazing landscape, wildlife diversity... to me, as a wildlife photographer,  this is Maple Ridge and 's....he' has so much to offer. Off the beaten path.. lush, gorgeous, mountain views to the north, full of life. An untouched world, seen by only those who dare to explore." Forty minutes from Vancouver B.C... This is what she finds: Gorgeous, plump, healthy coyotes; a thriving and growing resident bald eagle population; tiny American kestrels (the smallest of the falcon family); a diverse selection of owls (including a Northern Hawk owl); and so much more. “We are truly blessed to live a mere 10 minutes from such a marvelous display of life beyond ourselves… and as spring approaches, ‘she’ slowly awakens. Welcome ‘her’ with love and respect,” said Benz.  (Special to The News)

Nature photographer Linda Benz shared a wide range of wildlife and landscape shots from in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. "The amazing landscape, wildlife diversity... to me, as a wildlife photographer,  this is Maple Ridge and 's....he' has so much to offer. Off the beaten path.. lush, gorgeous, mountain views to the north, full of life. An untouched world, seen by only those who dare to explore." Forty minutes from Vancouver B.C... This is what she finds: Gorgeous, plump, healthy coyotes; a thriving and growing resident bald eagle population; tiny American kestrels (the smallest of the falcon family); a diverse selection of owls (including a Northern Hawk owl); and so much more. “We are truly blessed to live a mere 10 minutes from such a marvelous display of life beyond ourselves… and as spring approaches, ‘she’ slowly awakens. Welcome ‘her’ with love and respect,” said Benz.  (Special to The News)

Nature photographer Linda Benz shared a wide range of wildlife and landscape shots from in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. "The amazing landscape, wildlife diversity... to me, as a wildlife photographer,  this is Maple Ridge and 's....he' has so much to offer. Off the beaten path.. lush, gorgeous, mountain views to the north, full of life. An untouched world, seen by only those who dare to explore." Forty minutes from Vancouver B.C... This is what she finds: Gorgeous, plump, healthy coyotes; a thriving and growing resident bald eagle population; tiny American kestrels (the smallest of the falcon family); a diverse selection of owls (including a Northern Hawk owl); and so much more. “We are truly blessed to live a mere 10 minutes from such a marvelous display of life beyond ourselves… and as spring approaches, ‘she’ slowly awakens. Welcome ‘her’ with love and respect,” said Benz.  (Special to The News)

Nature photographer Linda Benz shared a wide range of wildlife and landscape shots from in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. "The amazing landscape, wildlife diversity... to me, as a wildlife photographer,  this is Maple Ridge and 's....he' has so much to offer. Off the beaten path.. lush, gorgeous, mountain views to the north, full of life. An untouched world, seen by only those who dare to explore." Forty minutes from Vancouver B.C... This is what she finds: Gorgeous, plump, healthy coyotes; a thriving and growing resident bald eagle population; tiny American kestrels (the smallest of the falcon family); a diverse selection of owls (including a Northern Hawk owl); and so much more. “We are truly blessed to live a mere 10 minutes from such a marvelous display of life beyond ourselves… and as spring approaches, ‘she’ slowly awakens. Welcome ‘her’ with love and respect,” said Benz.  (Special to The News)

Nature photographer Linda Benz shared a wide range of wildlife and landscape shots from in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. "The amazing landscape, wildlife diversity... to me, as a wildlife photographer,  this is Maple Ridge and 's....he' has so much to offer. Off the beaten path.. lush, gorgeous, mountain views to the north, full of life. An untouched world, seen by only those who dare to explore." Forty minutes from Vancouver B.C... This is what she finds: Gorgeous, plump, healthy coyotes; a thriving and growing resident bald eagle population; tiny American kestrels (the smallest of the falcon family); a diverse selection of owls (including a Northern Hawk owl); and so much more. “We are truly blessed to live a mere 10 minutes from such a marvelous display of life beyond ourselves… and as spring approaches, ‘she’ slowly awakens. Welcome ‘her’ with love and respect,” said Benz.  (Special to The News)

Nature photographer Linda Benz shared a wide range of wildlife and landscape shots from in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. "The amazing landscape, wildlife diversity... to me, as a wildlife photographer,  this is Maple Ridge and 's....he' has so much to offer. Off the beaten path.. lush, gorgeous, mountain views to the north, full of life. An untouched world, seen by only those who dare to explore." Forty minutes from Vancouver B.C... This is what she finds: Gorgeous, plump, healthy coyotes; a thriving and growing resident bald eagle population; tiny American kestrels (the smallest of the falcon family); a diverse selection of owls (including a Northern Hawk owl); and so much more. “We are truly blessed to live a mere 10 minutes from such a marvelous display of life beyond ourselves… and as spring approaches, ‘she’ slowly awakens. Welcome ‘her’ with love and respect,” said Benz.  (Special to The News)

Nature photographer Linda Benz shared a wide range of wildlife and landscape shots from in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. "The amazing landscape, wildlife diversity... to me, as a wildlife photographer,  this is Maple Ridge and 's....he' has so much to offer. Off the beaten path.. lush, gorgeous, mountain views to the north, full of life. An untouched world, seen by only those who dare to explore." Forty minutes from Vancouver B.C... This is what she finds: Gorgeous, plump, healthy coyotes; a thriving and growing resident bald eagle population; tiny American kestrels (the smallest of the falcon family); a diverse selection of owls (including a Northern Hawk owl); and so much more. “We are truly blessed to live a mere 10 minutes from such a marvelous display of life beyond ourselves… and as spring approaches, ‘she’ slowly awakens. Welcome ‘her’ with love and respect,” said Benz.  (Special to The News)

Nature photographer Linda Benz shared a wide range of wildlife and landscape shots from in and around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. "The amazing landscape, wildlife diversity... to me, as a wildlife photographer,  this is Maple Ridge and 's....he' has so much to offer. Off the beaten path.. lush, gorgeous, mountain views to the north, full of life. An untouched world, seen by only those who dare to explore." Forty minutes from Vancouver B.C... This is what she finds: Gorgeous, plump, healthy coyotes; a thriving and growing resident bald eagle population; tiny American kestrels (the smallest of the falcon family); a diverse selection of owls (including a Northern Hawk owl); and so much more. “We are truly blessed to live a mere 10 minutes from such a marvelous display of life beyond ourselves… and as spring approaches, ‘she’ slowly awakens. Welcome ‘her’ with love and respect,” said Benz.  (Special to The News)

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