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. https://www.instagram.com/p/BjGCcqulod4/?taken-by=thewellnessalmanac From the photos of her week, out in our wild backyard, it is apparent that this woman is never happier than when she's holding a toad, … Continue reading Spring Peeper aka pacific chorus frog says hello, and thanks to Veronica Woodruff for her takeover

Significant rainfall forecast, with high freezing levels. Veronica Woodruff explores what this means, in the context of the Lillooet River

Thanks to Veronica Woodruff for this weather-inspired guest post. Like all good Canadians I love the weather. Almost to point of obsession, especially when I think about it in the context of the hydrology of the Lillooet River. It is so interesting around here with the variability in the seasons and across different elevations. The first … Continue reading Significant rainfall forecast, with high freezing levels. Veronica Woodruff explores what this means, in the context of the Lillooet River

Mapping the Mysterious: Stewardship Pemberton’s new 3D model of the ‘hood

“The Lillooet River is such a mystery,” says Veronica Woodruff. “It’s so murky. Even where it’s only ten centimeters deep in shallow spots in the middle, you can’t actually see the bottom.” An environmental technician and founding director of Stewardship Pemberton, Woodruff paddleboards the river all summer and lives right beside it. “It doesn’t have … Continue reading Mapping the Mysterious: Stewardship Pemberton’s new 3D model of the ‘hood

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)