Deep-Challenge #6: All about Berries

Today, it is all about Berries! Challenge starts June 1st and finishes June 15th Here on Galiano Island, there is a big interest in ‘grazing’ through the woods. During the spring, we love to eat the new tips of a Douglas Fir, taste the young, bright green Salal leaves, and find some delicious Oyster Mushrooms […]

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DEEP-Challenge #5: Wildflowers

Look out for wildflowers & press one of your favourite flowers Challenge starts May 18th and finishes June 1st Who doesn’t love flowers? Currently, the native plants on the Southern Gulf Islands & greater Victoria area are blooming in magnificent and diverse colours! See if you can spot all of the native wildflowers below: Do […]

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Deep-Challenge #4: Beachside Bingo

Beachside Bingo! Challenge starts May 4th and finishes May 17th Discover the vast biodiversity of British Columbia’s intertidal zones on a walk along the island’s shoreline and beaches. The 4th DEEP Challenge is for everyone, young and old, interested in all creatures of our magnificent shorelines. What are Tides? Tides are the vertical motion of […]

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DEEP-Challenge #3: Birding

Bird Watching Scavenger Hunt! Challenge starts April 20th and finishes May 3rd Bird Watching, or birding is a style of wildlife observation where birds are the main focus of the observer, and identifying the species of birds observed is the goal. You don’t have to be a scientist to be a birder! You can go […]

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DEEP-Challenge #2: Nature Art

Create your own nature art collage! Challenge starts April 13th and finishes April 19th As spring is arriving & colours are just emerging from the new growth all around us, we want to challenge you with a Nature-Collage — art inspired by nature! This collage can be made using any material you like to express […]

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DEEP-Challenge #1: Sprouts

Sprout it out! Challenge start April 6th & finish April 10th Sprouting is the process of seeds germinating and creating shoots.  Established plants also sprout when they produce new leaves and buds as they grow. After four to five days your sprouts will be ready to eat – please make a photo of them in […]

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