One of the curious results of mixing houses with farmland is that farmers, or their designates, can shoot deer, with bows or crossbows, in areas otherwise closed to hunting. The deer know […]
So, you think you’re going to build a trail system across the porcupine’s trail to an orchard’s compost pile, eh, and water some trees along it to protect the people on the […]
B.C. Hydro, our provincial power provider, is a responsible citizen, and poisoned these invasive thistles last year. It’s the regulation. One wants to protect cattle range from inedible weeds. The thistles […]
It’s tournament day in the Okanagan.
There is an ancient trail that comes in from spaxmən (Douglas Lake), crosses kɬúsx̌nítkw (Okanagan Lake) below, on the lower left … … and enters a tongue of land called “The Commonage”. The trail […]
Winter sleep is gone. Fresh air and eyes on the horizon is now! The light begins.
I just thought you ought to know.The sagebrush buttercups are here. Snow, you scare no one no more. Not the prickly pears. Not the moss. Not the grass. The sun is back.
The Big Sage blossoms with its scrubby flower stalks in the fall. There’s not great colour in them, but they do stick way up high. I’ve wondered about that often, with thoughts […]
The Bella Vista Mule Deer Does
Every yellow clover waits for five minutes as a star of birds. When the birds leave, it leaves with them now.