October 2011 Archives

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Nelson in fall camouflage

I visited the Kootenay city for a fundraising event to assist the local library and Touchstones museum. Here's the view from Gyro Park.
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Cycle home

Fraser River from Golden Ears Bridge.
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Deep Bay Research

On Wednesday's B.C. Almanac we'll take you to the new Vancouver Island University Centre for Shellfish Research at Deep Bay - worth a visit if you're nearby. B.C. wood is featured inside and the roof mimics a clam shell.
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Today's tree

Vancouver Public Library
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Fall run

The Fort-to-Fort Trail beside Bedford Channel in Fort Langley makes for a sweet vantage point on a perfect fall day.
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Heritage apple

Winesaps ready for the picking in Keremeos.
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Searing sumac

Keremeos colour.
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Crowsnest Highway

Mid-October. East of Manning Park.
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Tart & tangy



Cranberries were scooped from giant bins bin at the annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival on the weekend. This rite of fall draws thousands to the small Fraser Valley community where aboriginal people used to trade wild cranberries with the local Hudson's Bay Company fort.