Saturday Shot: 17 Nov

This week’s photo shoot is – you guessed it – from my yard again. This time of year we have a lot of magnificent fungi making an appearance, especially in our yard where the previous owners bulldozed over wood etc. which makes for a good growing medium for mushrooms. I don’t know my mushroom varieties,…

The Cowichan Garry Oak preserve

I’ve been wanting to visit the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve since we moved here, but as an endangered ecosystem it’s not open to the general public. We’d wandered the (short) boardwalk that protrudes a few hundred meters into the preserve from Maple Bay Road, but it wasn’t the same as…