It has been a dry spring. The force of the winds hitting the Coast and Cascade Mountains is creating a stronger than normal mountain of lift to the east. Here’s how it […]
The Similkameen River flows beneath the northern wall of the Cascades. The Similkameen Looking South from Keremeos Creek Mouth It is not just a flow of water. The gravel of its bed […]
The Okanagan Valley is home to a nearly extirpated grassland ecosystem, that exists only in a few endangered pockets. Even so, it is a key grassland area for studying the effects of […]
The practice of collecting water in the mountains, delivering it to cities and farms in the valley bottom, and then emptying recycled water into the lakes is placing us at climate risk, […]
The Canadian Government has recently released an economic action plan. It’s a bit exhaustive and exhausting, but worth a walk-by. Click here to have a look. Bring some friends along. Coyotes, maybe. […]
When it got down to 20 Below last week, ice appeared along the ditch of the Grey Canal Trail in Vernon. This is not ice from the water the city has been […]
Suppose you’re hunting voles. I know, it’s not on any list of grocery items, but just suppose. It’s winter. It’s 20 Below. And you’re hungry. There are a lot of holes. Which […]
Sunrise? No, Lakerise!
Splutt! Fortunately, it was a small asteroid, and from a Near Earth orbit. Looks like it hurt, though. Best to keep an eye on those things! And wear a hard hat.
Someone got the idea that hanging cheap Chinese decorations on syilx trees would make things better. Maybe they will. Look at how the snow has collected on these dangling balls. Now, consider […]