From time to time, it’s interesting to go “archiving” through one’s portfolio. It’s also humbling but you can also uncover some hidden gems. These images were created in July, 2009 during a kayaking trip in Jasper National Park. This was the second time that I ever kayaked, the first time being in The Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, in 2001 or 2002.
This is Calvert Island in the background – May 4th, 2018. Scientists have found 13,000-year-old human footprints on this island, making them the oldest found thus far in North America. Read more here: thewire.in/…/north-americas-first-immigrants-may-have-walked-along-the-beach-to-go-south
GRAND OPENING: September 16th -17th, 2017 Be a part of the celebration: https://www.bcmarinetrails.org/news/events-and-calendar/salish-sea-marine-trail-grand-opening-events
Category: Adventures and Expeditions, Friends Tags: Adventure, BCMTN, Beautiful, British Columbia, British Columbia Marine Trail Network, Camping, Canada, canoe, celebration, Environment, events, First Nations, Kayak, Nature, Nature Photography by Martin Ryer, Ocean, Pacfic Ocean, Pacific, paddlebc, Paddling, Photography, Salish Sea, Sea Kayaking, Sea Lions, SSMTGO, standup paddle board, SUP, Sustainability, Trees, Vancouver Island, West Coast, Wild
The Broken Group is a group of small islands and islets in the middle of Barkley Sound on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The group is protected as the Broken Islands Group Unit of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. The group lies between Imperial Eagle and Loudon Channels and includes Brabant Islands, Hand Island, but not Pinkerton Islands. The southernmost of the group is Cree Island, the… Read More
Category: Adventures and Expeditions, Equipment and Gear Tags: Beaches, Bear Spray, Black Bear, British Columbia, Broken Group Islands, Camping, Canada, Deer, Eagle, First Nations, Fisher, Ocean, Otter, Pacific Rim, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve of Canada, Pacific Rim National Preserve, Porpoise, Sea Kayaking, Snake, Toquaht Bay, Trees, Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, Whale, Wind, Wolves
Abstract photography is a relatively unknown genre for me but I must say I am quite pleased with my first attempt. These images were created in an ancient Maple Grove on Southern Vancouver Island. I can’t disclose the location nor the name of the individual that informed me as to the location. Locations such as these are disappearing too quickly due to industrial activities. Go to https://www.ancientforestalliance.org/ to find out more.
Category: Adventures and Expeditions, Conservation, Friends Tags: Abstract, Ancient, Ancient Rainforest Alliance, Beautiful, Black Bear, Black Bears, British Columbia, Canada, Cedar, Conservation, Cougar, Cougars, Ecosystem, Grove, Lake Cowichan, Maple, Maple tree, Moss, Mossy, Protection, River, Southern Vancouver Island, Trees, Vancouver Island
How often is it that we visit a place, be it a Provincial Park or some other public location and don’t take the time to read the signs that discuss it’s past, whom it may be dedicated to and so forth? I did just that today before starting my hike to the waterfalls found at Rosewall Creek Provincial Park. The park was established in 1956 in memory of Lt. Ian Macdonald (1920-1944) of the… Read More
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