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Brant Wildlife Festival

Brant Count – April 19, 2022

Small numbers of Brant were reported from each count area. North: at Surfside Drive West, Little Qualicum Estuary, there were 56 Brant along the shore. Central: French Creek and Columbia…
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Into the Future

Planning the 2021 Brant Wildlife Festival was like entering uncharted territory. The public health restrictions meant that we could not have gatherings or our traditional events, but with determination and…
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Spot the Brant Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners!

From the River to the Sea

In Our Waters – Part I by James Craig It’s early spring in 2021, and juvenile salmon and trout are stirring in hundreds of rivers and streams that flow into…
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Artist Dan Gray painting

18″ x 24″ pastel painting from life by artist Dan Gray during the Brant Wildlife Festival 2021

The Pacific Flyway

Tens of thousands of birds grace our local shores as they follow their age-old migration route, known as the Pacific Flyway. Birds migrate to survive. Billions of birds migrate vast…
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A second Brant Goose Invasion has flown into town!

For the month of March twenty hand painted Brant Geese will be inhabiting shops in the Parksville and Qualicum Area.  If you spot one – take a selfie with the…
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The Pacific Black Brant

There is a lovely small sea goose that comes to our coastal area every spring, the Pacific Black Brant Goose. The “Brant” fly to the Parksville-Qualicum Beach area from Mexico…
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Bird Trail Digital Guide

The Bird Trail guide has been designed for people to enjoy and learn about birds found along the coastal Parksville-Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area and nearby inland areas on Eastern…
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