Firemaker 2019

Firemaker

In our fast-paced modern lifestyle, we often forget to take time for the simple things that nurture our being. Dappled sunlight through the forest canopy. The sound of the river pooling over its rocky bed. Sun soaked days and singing, community, nature, connection, and re-wilding. Re-learning ancient ways of being or simply sitting by the fire under a starry summer sky.

At Firemaker, life alters for a moment. Or, more accurately, a week. Celebrating its twentieth year, Firemaker occurs every summer and is an intentional experience that focuses […]

By |2019-05-22T14:23:45-07:00May 22nd, 2019|Top Stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Flow Wilderness Retreat: An off the Grid Glamping Adventure

The Flow Wilderness Retreat, Maurelle Island, Discovery Islands, British Columbia

The Flow Wilderness Retreat is located on the wilderness Maurelle Island, just east of Quadra Island in the Discovery Islands, surrounded by emerald green waters offering some of the finest kayaking in the world. Our central location allows us to explore three unique provincial marine parks and return to our luxury base camp each evening.

Enjoy a fresh shore lunch at a different scenic location each day. Relax after a […]

Mossome Grove of Sitka Spruce and Bigleaf Maples located near Port Renfrew

Giant Bigleaf Maple Tree in Mossome Grove, Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Ancient Forest Alliance campaigners and Ken Wu of the Endangered Ecosystems Alliance have identified what may very well be one of Canada’s most spectacular old-growth forests near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island, in the unceded territory of the Pacheedaht First Nation band: the magnificent “Mossome Grove” (short for “Mossy and Awesome” Grove).

This 13-hectare grove is a unique combination of towering Sitka spruce trees, as tall and straight as Roman pillars, and massive bigleaf maples, […]

By |2019-01-29T11:13:57-07:00January 29th, 2019|Top Stories|0 Comments

Greenwood Country Inn

Greenwood Country Inn, Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada

Enjoy the quiet and spectacular mountain setting, the unparalleled views, and the contemporary West Coast wood construction of Greenwood Country Inn. Relax and unwind in our elegant Chalet-style home perched on a bluff above Pemberton, and within walking distance to town.

We offer country living and warm hospitality, private air-conditioned bird-theme rooms, a romantic Honeymoon Suite, many view decks, and an expansive First Nations Art Collection. The guest lounge features 18-foot vaulted ceilings, a fireplace and a piano. Delicious breakfast and […]

By |2019-01-23T16:37:59-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Featured Pemberton|0 Comments

Artist Spotlight: Kevin Lanthier, Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver

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By |2019-01-15T16:10:34-07:00January 15th, 2019|Arts & Culture, Blog Vancouver|0 Comments

Cameron Ocean Adventures, Ucluelet, BC

Cameron Ocean Adventures, Whale Watching and Fishing in Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Phot Kyler Vos Photography, Tofino, BC

Salmon and Halibut Sport Fishing

Join us for a day on the water for world-class salmon and halibut fishing right here in Ucluelet. Our fishing season runs from March to October (peak season in July/August) and during that time millions of chinook and coho salmon swim right past our front door, migrating to their spawning rivers. It’s not uncommon to even catch your full limit during peak season.

Book a […]

By |2019-01-15T14:25:54-07:00January 7th, 2019|Fishing Guides, Pacific Rim, Top Stories|0 Comments

Union of BC Municipalities Votes to Reject Open Net-pen Salmon Farms

Union of BC Municipalities Vote to Reject Open Net-pen Salmon Farms

Conservationists applaud mayors, councillors, and regional directors for defending B.C.’s wild salmon

Today at the annual meeting of the Union of B.C. Municipalities in Whistler, representatives of communities across British Columbia voted against open-net fish farms.

Resolution A2, brought by the City of Victoria and endorsed in April by the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities, urges the province to begin the consultation process for a transition from open net-pen salmon farming to […]

By |2019-01-15T14:25:54-07:00September 12th, 2018|Conservation, Sustainability, Top Stories|0 Comments