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Furry Friend on the Beach

Recently we were way down in South Pender. This sounds pretty silly when you consider the island is only 13 square miles in size, but because of our location we have to drive halfway up the island to cross the … Continue reading

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Purple Starfish

Low tide at Starvation Bay is amazing . Today we were treated to rocks covered with hundreds of purple starfish. One cluster alone had 35 starfish. An unbelievable beach.

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Sea Life at Starvation Bay – Pender Island, BC, Canada

Starvation Bay is one of our favorite morning spots. We always watch the tide time tables for low tide as low tide exposes the star fish, sea cucumbers and many other interesting things left stranded in tidal pools or clinging … Continue reading

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One Square Foot

This is a post about what you find as you are walking along and then suddenly, for whatever reason, you look down at your feet. This is exactly what happened as we were walking along the beach at Tracey Road … Continue reading

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Up close at Bridges Road

My previous post shared the landscape view that we enjoyed at the beach at Bridges Road on Pender Island. In this post I thought I would share the seaside treasures you can see on the beach when you look very closely. Looking … Continue reading

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Sea Cucumbers

 We came across these sea cucumbers at the William Walker ocean access, on South Pender Island, a little while ago. The spot was a hub of living activity. In this spot we saw the eel from the previous blog post, crabs and … Continue reading

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Hmmmm…what is it?

We came across this little guy at the William Walker ocean access on South Pender Island. To be honest, we have no idea what this little beach creature is. He slithered out of one little tidal pool, then across the … Continue reading

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Oh Deer!

Anyone who has ever set foot on Pender Island can’t help but notice the deer. Deer are everywhere. Around every corner on every road. Eating up every garden. Leaving deer “evidence” all over your lawn. The deer thrive as the … Continue reading

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