Category Archives: Science

Orange Slime

I was out for a walk in the woods and noticed a slime blob growing on a log. I had not stopped and looked at one before (actually I don’t remember ever seeing one before), and wondered if this was … Continue reading

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Fungi

Living on a Pacific Island means that we have high humidity and rain in the winter. As a result, when you explore the woods you will often come across a myriad of types of fungi. These fungi can vary from … Continue reading

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Elasmosaur

At the Courtenay Museum, the most stunning display is the model of the Elasmausaur. The original fossil was discovered on the bank of the Puntledge River near Courtenay. This was the first fossil of this species discovered in British Columbia. … Continue reading

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Courtenay Museum

While driving up island I stopped to visit the Courtenay Museum. This was my first visit to this museum, and I now wonder why I had not ever visited it before. This is not your ordinary local museum with exhibits … Continue reading

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