Veronica Woodruff’s Masters thesis tackles disaster risk and names collaboration as crucial

How lucky is this community that Veronica Woodruff turned her attention to this topic. If the research on climate adaptation, risk and disaster shows that there’s only one way to prepare for natural disasters, and that’s together, then we’re forewarned and forearmed, here in a community blanketed in smoke, that is small enough that we … Continue reading Veronica Woodruff’s Masters thesis tackles disaster risk and names collaboration as crucial

Meet the Salmon of the Lillooet River Watershed: a guest post from Veronica Woodruff and the PWA

The Pemberton Wildlife Association (PWA) is a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1962. They are dedicated to promoting conservation, preservation and enhancement of wildlife and outdoor recreational resources. Over the decades, the PWA has been actively involved in important projects such as wildlife and fish population assessment, enhancement and habitat restoration, education, land … Continue reading Meet the Salmon of the Lillooet River Watershed: a guest post from Veronica Woodruff and the PWA

What the heck is CASCADING NATURAL HAZARD RISK? a guest post by Veronica Woodruff (and an invitation to help inform local emergency preparedness)

We are so fortunate to live in a dramatic landscape that is Sea to Sky, one of the most beautiful places on earth, part of the Líl̓wat Nation and Squamish Nation Traditional Territory. There is seemingly boundless nature, and this splendor has created a transcendental awe in me that consistently keeps me reverential to its … Continue reading What the heck is CASCADING NATURAL HAZARD RISK? a guest post by Veronica Woodruff (and an invitation to help inform local emergency preparedness)

What does this week’s fall storm mean for us? Veronica Woodruff gives us flood-plain dwellers some context (and a reason to keep one eye on the rain gauge)

This is a repost/update of a blog post originally published in 2017, by Veronica Woodruff. It’s been updated to incorporate new data since 2017, and we’re sharing it today, given the atmospheric river that is forecast for tomorrow. by Veronica Woodruff Like all good Canadians I love the weather. Almost to the point of obsession, … Continue reading What does this week’s fall storm mean for us? Veronica Woodruff gives us flood-plain dwellers some context (and a reason to keep one eye on the rain gauge)

Spring Peeper aka pacific chorus frog says hello, and thanks to Veronica Woodruff for her takeover

It’s official. Veronica Woodruff is the first, and only, guestagrammer so far, to post a photo of herself holding a snake. There’s a challenge for you, nature lovers. View this post on Instagram Couldn’t do a takeover without at least one snake selfie. Meet the rubber boa! Pemberton’s sweetest snake (in my opinion!). #bcnature A … Continue reading Spring Peeper aka pacific chorus frog says hello, and thanks to Veronica Woodruff for her takeover

I am a bird-nerd: a guest post by Veronica Woodruff (that will make you want to be a bird-nerd too)

I’m a bird nerd. And I am afraid it’s getting worse. This year I paid for my first guided bird tour while on a winter vacation in Mexico. And although I loved the beautiful local species like the Vermillion Flycatcher, my favourite part was seeing Canadian species also on vacation: Northern Cardinals, Great Blue Heron, … Continue reading I am a bird-nerd: a guest post by Veronica Woodruff (that will make you want to be a bird-nerd too)

Going beyond sober-curious, powering sobriety through curiosity

I’ll be honest… I don’t read every Pique feature these days, but this one, from Veronica Woodruff, is well worth the time. She’s also almost finished writing a book on this topic, so watch this space. A few years ago, the Pique ran a story on being sober-curious – experiments in occasional or part-time sobriety. … Continue reading Going beyond sober-curious, powering sobriety through curiosity