Nature

(Courtesy Photo | Frank Zmuda)

VIDEO: Beaver waddles through downtown Vancouver

‘Makin’ my way downtown…’

 

Two giant grizzly bears engaged in a territorial fight. (Wayne Duke photo)

Trouble’s a bruin: B.C. photographer’s images of grappling grizzlies garner international acclaim

Amazing photos taken on trip to Tahumming River in Toba Inlet picked up by Daily Mail in Britain

 

Fraser the Sandhill Crane getting some care for his broken leg. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: ‘Fraser’ Crane released back into the wild in Pitt Meadows after golf course injury

The ‘threatened’ bird was captured and operated on after his leg was fractured by an errant ball

 

The Washington State Department of Agriculture on Oct. 22, 2020 located the first Asian giant hornet nest in the U.S. on a property in Blaine. Entomologists were able to attach radio trackers to three hornets, the second of which lead them to the discovery of the nest, which was eradicated on Oct. 24. (Karla Salp/Washington State Department of Agriculture)

Asian giant ‘murder hornet’ discovered in Abbotsford

Large honeybee predator found in 7000 block of Bradner Road on Nov. 2

The Washington State Department of Agriculture on Oct. 22, 2020 located the first Asian giant hornet nest in the U.S. on a property in Blaine. Entomologists were able to attach radio trackers to three hornets, the second of which lead them to the discovery of the nest, which was eradicated on Oct. 24. (Karla Salp/Washington State Department of Agriculture)
Robert Coates is a Maple Ridge resident and photographer who shared a photograph of Kanaka Creek taken recently on one of his visits to the Cliff Falls area of the regional park. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Maple Ridge offers bounty of raging rivers

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  • Sep 24, 2020
Robert Coates is a Maple Ridge resident and photographer who shared a photograph of Kanaka Creek taken recently on one of his visits to the Cliff Falls area of the regional park. (Special to The News)
SHARE: Irena Shantz took this picture of Kanaka Creek this summer, across the street from the hatchery parking lot on 256th Street. Send us your photo showing how you view this community, email to:news@mapleridgenews.com. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Kanaka Creek boasts beautiful scenery – year round

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  • Sep 17, 2020
SHARE: Irena Shantz took this picture of Kanaka Creek this summer, across the street from the hatchery parking lot on 256th Street. Send us your photo showing how you view this community, email to:news@mapleridgenews.com. (Special to The News)
Ross Davies photographed this bald eagle in the forest along Thornvale Creek in the Kanaka watershed. (Special to The News)

SHARING: Readers come through with more forest photographs

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  • Sep 14, 2020
Ross Davies photographed this bald eagle in the forest along Thornvale Creek in the Kanaka watershed. (Special to The News)
In July 2020, Musqueam Chief Wayne Sparrow captured a slow-motion video of an eagle fishing for its next meal near Bowen Island. (Screenshot of video)

VIDEO: Musqueam Chief captures captivating footage of bald eagle catching meal

‘This is why we have chosen to live here since time immemorial,’ Chief Wayne Sparrow’s nephew says

In July 2020, Musqueam Chief Wayne Sparrow captured a slow-motion video of an eagle fishing for its next meal near Bowen Island. (Screenshot of video)
Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler rescued these two ducklings while traveling between Hope and Agassiz. They were returned to the nearest body of water, likely adopted by another mother duck. (Contributed Photo/Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler)

Ducklings back in quack-tion after roadside rescue

Two ducklings returned to water near Seabird Island

Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler rescued these two ducklings while traveling between Hope and Agassiz. They were returned to the nearest body of water, likely adopted by another mother duck. (Contributed Photo/Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler)
Reporting frog sightings in Fraser Valley helping conservancy biologists

Reporting frog sightings in Fraser Valley helping conservancy biologists

Group’s aim is to track Northern Pacific Treefrogs before they become species-at-risk

Reporting frog sightings in Fraser Valley helping conservancy biologists
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VIDEO: Injured bald eagle rescued in B.C. First Nations community

Bird suspected injured in fight, whisked off to Coquitlam rehab

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Amateur photographer captured this photograph on April 28, 2020 of a leucistic Canada Goose on a Chilliwack waterway. (William Snow photo)

Amateur B.C. photographer captures rare pale-coloured Canada Goose

Bird with the condition ‘leucism’ appears almost ghostlike

Amateur photographer captured this photograph on April 28, 2020 of a leucistic Canada Goose on a Chilliwack waterway. (William Snow photo)
Maple Ridge resident Wendy Bain got photo of bear taking a time out in 2017. (Contributed)

Bear in Maple Ridge back yard takes five

Rock Ridge resident caught quieter time

Maple Ridge resident Wendy Bain got photo of bear taking a time out in 2017. (Contributed)
The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Flower fans push industry to be more eco-conscious

Vancouver shop owner Rosemin Jutha says she buys 90 per cent of her flowers from United Flower Growers

The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)
Although global warming is usually reported in terms of average degrees per year, climatologists say that’s not how it’s actually experienced. (Black Press Media file photos)

Research shows climate change silencing spots once buzzing with bees

Bees have faced a series of threats for years, including habitat loss, parasites and pesticide use

Although global warming is usually reported in terms of average degrees per year, climatologists say that’s not how it’s actually experienced. (Black Press Media file photos)
The yellow-rumped warbler tends to arrive on Vancouver Island in early March. (Black Press Media file)

Despite reports of decline, birds flocking to national parks in Canadian Rockies

Recent studies suggest overall bird population has slid by three billion since 1970

The yellow-rumped warbler tends to arrive on Vancouver Island in early March. (Black Press Media file)
One of the migrating toadlets rests briefly on the hand of conservationist Laura Newberry near a South Brookswood pond. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fewer squished toads the goal of this year’s Fraser Valley migration, say conservationists

The tiny western toadlets are about to embark on an epic journey of a couple of kilometres

One of the migrating toadlets rests briefly on the hand of conservationist Laura Newberry near a South Brookswood pond. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Photographer Dave Hutchison Captures The Natural World

Photographer Dave Hutchison Captures The Natural World

Award winning photography of beautiful landscapes and wildlife

  • Nov 16, 2018
Photographer Dave Hutchison Captures The Natural World