Winter in the South Okanagan

February 28, 2019

While it’s still winter out there, the beavers in the South Okanagan have been busy…..

POSTED BY: Barbara

Gatineau, Quebec

March 5, 2016

Bonjour to the teachers and students of Ecole Euclide-Lanthier in Gatineau, Quebec who I met through their travel diary. How delightful that all of you live in proximity to Gatineau Park. For web site visitors that are unaware, Gatineau Park is rich in Canadian history and it is the National […]

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Downtown Penticton Winter Festival

November 6, 2015

Look for the Hudson Beavers at the Winter Festival on December 5th and 6th in Penticton! Books make a wonderful gift. Add a hand puppet and make your reading time interactive. See you soon.

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Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation

May 1, 2015

The HCTF is a great believer in educating people on wildlife conservation. Their programs inspire communities to embrace the natural world around them. Check them out!

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Contrast – Desert or Wetland?

November 24, 2014

I enjoyed a walk this weekend and  marvelled again at the amazing geographic  diversity of the Okanagan Valley. The surrounding hills are draped in snow bringing definition to their contours. Local streams have a crust of ice and beautiful Okanagan Lake has a glorious sheen as the sun slides behind the range of mountains that […]

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Mission Creek Greenway

August 26, 2013

I am reflecting back on an amazing summer. The warm temperatures took some time to arrive however after a late start summer was indeed amazing. The family of swallows in our barn raised 2 broods of young. They are such a delightful bird. Sociable, with a sweet song and amazing […]

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Clemson Beaver Pond Leveler

June 28, 2013

Well… here we are the first day of summer and I am just posting my spring blog. Seems it’s not just the blossums that are late this year. The amazing device in this photo is called the ‘Clemson Beaver Pond Leveler’. It is a beaver friendly device that helps maintain […]

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Whiskey Creek, Canada

February 28, 2013

Welcome to my inaugural blog posting. My name is Barbara Heim and I live in British Columbia. The books and blogs I write are for the children and our future. It’s great to see the grey winter skies leaving. Each day is bringing more warmth to my dormant garden and […]

POSTED BY: Barbara
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