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Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count April 30, 2024

Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count April 30, 2024

1:00 – 3:15 pm Tide at the beginning of count: 6.9 feet Tide at the close of count: 4.1 feet Falling tide Weather: 10-12 C, light breeze, sunny Participants: Sandra Gray, Dan Gray, Claire Summers, Bonnie Mullin, Dave Erickson, Helen Davidson, Tom Whitfield, Liz...

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Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count April 23, 2024

Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count April 23, 2024

Time  11:15 Tide at the beginning of count:  5.7 feet Tide at the close of count:  5.8 feet Turning tide Weather:  clear, light breeze, calm sea, then rippled Participants:  Sandra Gray, Dan Gray, Claire Summers,  Bonnie Mullins, Dave Erickson, Tom Whitfield, Liz...

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Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count Tuesday April 16, 2024

Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count Tuesday April 16, 2024

Photo:  Angie Ooms Time 1:20-2:30 Tide at the beginning of count: 10.4 feet Tide at the close of count: 9.3 feet falling tide Weather: Clear, light wind, choppy sea Participants: Sandra Gray, Dan Gray, Gene Gapsis, Meghan MacIsaac, Claire Summers , Bonnie Mullin, Dave...

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Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count April 9th, 2024

Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count April 9th, 2024

Time: 10:15-11:35 Tide at the beginning of count: 9 feet Tide at the close of count: 9.7 feet Turning tide Weather: 9C, brisk breeze, clear, good visibility Participants: (12) Sandra Gray, Dan Gray, Claire Summers, Bonnie Mullin, Dave Erickson, Helen Davidson, Liz...

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Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count April 2, 2024

Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count April 2, 2024

1:25-3:10 Tide at the beginning of count:  8.9 feet Tide at the close of count:  6.6 feet falling tide Weather:   initially overcast, light breeze increased, cold rain by end of count Participants:  11 Numbers of participants were reduced, so 3 zones of count were...

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Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count – March 26, 2024

Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count – March 26, 2024

12:00 PM Tide at the beginning of count: 7.1 feet Tide at the close of count: 6 feet Falling tide Weather: sunny, mild, +10C, light breeze, glare on sea Participants: 14 Total brant counted: 2092 At least 5000 gulls Divers..scattered goldeney, bufflehead, horned and...

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Message from Adam Walker, MLA – Eagle Sponsor

Adam Walker, MLA, is thrilled to sponsor the Brant Wildlife Festival, an event symbolizing unity and respect for Vancouver Island's natural world. As we celebrate the return of the Brant geese, we also recognize the importance of providing habitats for wildlife and...

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A Message from the City of Parksville, Orca Sponsor

  Welcoming Brant to Parksville Beaches   The Black Brant geese feeding along the shores of Parksville are on a remarkable and arduous journey of migration from California and Mexico to northern nesting grounds. Parksville beaches provide an abundant food...

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Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count March 19, 2023

Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count March 19, 2023

Photo: Jim Thorne 19 MARCH 2024 1:30-3:30 PDT Tide at the beginning of count:  11.6 feet Tide at the close of count:  10.6 feet Falling tide Weather:  clear, mild, light breeze, slight chop on sea Participants:  14 Total brant counted: 983 Zone 1:  North area:  from...

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Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count March 12, 2024

Arrowsmith Naturalists Brant Count March 12, 2024

Hours: 1:30-3:30 PDTTide at beginning of count: 5.3 feetTide at end of count: 7.8 feetRising tide. Weather: mostly clear, light wind, light chop on seaParticipants: 13 Total brant counted: 668 Count covered the entire length of the PQBWMA, divided into three zones:...

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We acknowledge and thank the Qualicum, Snaw-naw-as, Snuneymuxw, K’ómox, Tseshaht, Hupacasath, and Ditidaht First Nations, on whose traditional lands the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region is situated within.