Column: Save the Seeds

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I’ve been thinking about the Doomsday Seed Vault lately. Officially known as the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, it was started in 2008 and now contains upwards of 1.5 million distinct seed samples, serving… Continue reading

Stewardship Pemberton brings BioBlitz to Pemberton, August 24, 2pm

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The Whistler BioBlitz is a 24 hour race against the clock to count as many species as possible. And this year, it’s coming to Pemberton! Join Stewardship Pemberton Society, the SLRD and guest… Continue reading

Photo of the Week: Ruben Guibert

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A quiet moment, in praise of bees, from our photo of the week contributor, Ruben Guibert, to wrap up Slow Food Cycle Sunday.   

Seasonal Observations: Wind Drying Salmon at the Bridge River

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Tomorrow is the Slow Food Cycle which, for 10 years, has celebrated Pemberton’s agricultural  story and its producers, the families living on the land, as stewards and growers. It was founded with a desire… Continue reading

Input: What does Community Agriculture look like?

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Here’s an intriguing opportunity from the Village of Pemberton, requesting input from locals and community groups who are interested in improving agriculturally suitable lands for the purposes of farming, to develop a plan… Continue reading

Flip Your Lid for Slow Food Cycle, Aug 17

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If you think about it, your bike helmet is prime real estate on a hot (possibly shirtless) day for expressing yourself.  That seems to be the thinking of the Pemberton Cultural Roundtable. Are you a… Continue reading

BirdWatch with John Tschopp

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Enjoy the following update from John Tschopp: These hot weeks are not very conducive for birding. Today I took a walk and was surprised by the variety of birds still active. Common Ravens… Continue reading

Emily Carr’s love-hate relationship with Pemberton, 7pm tonight at the Library

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Did you know that Emily Carr was haunted by Mt Currie? In mid-May 1933, Carr journeyed by rail from Brackendale to Pemberton, past Anderson and Seton Lakes and on to Lillooet, on a… Continue reading

Supermoon and a Perseid Meteor shower chaser

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It’s a good week for insomniacs. The night sky is playing some amazing shows this week, although they’re somewhat in competition with each other. Still, that’s one of the benefits of living in… Continue reading

Photo of the Week: Gary Martin

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When Gary offered this image as his photo of the week contribution, I was tempted to make a joke about birds of prey circling over IRONMAN racers waiting for them to collapse, but… Continue reading