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Hit the slopes this summer – Okanagan style!

Hit the slopes this summer – Okanagan style!

Big White Ski Resort welcomes summer, with an eye to the snow to come

  • Jun 29, 2020
Hit the slopes this summer – Okanagan style!
BC Parks are slated to begin gradually re-open as of Thursday, May 14, 2020, with some restrictions. (Black Press Media file photo)

Many B.C. parks to re-open, but visitors must adhere to the ‘golden rules’

Residents urged to practise COVID-19 protocols as some outdoor recreation restrictions are relaxed

  • May 14, 2020
BC Parks are slated to begin gradually re-open as of Thursday, May 14, 2020, with some restrictions. (Black Press Media file photo)
Dugan Montjoy of Lillooet, B.C. competes in the Chilliwack Plowing Match on April 2, 2011. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Chilliwack Plowing Match: These guys aren’t horsing around

Horses, tractors and a high level of skill at the Chilliwack Plowing Match

Dugan Montjoy of Lillooet, B.C. competes in the Chilliwack Plowing Match on April 2, 2011. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Tulip fields under an imposing sky near Chilliwack, British Columbia. (White/Amateur Photography Entry)

Chilliwack: Amazing flower power will brighten your day

Millions upon millions of flowers can be seen while driving in the Upper Fraser Valley

Tulip fields under an imposing sky near Chilliwack, British Columbia. (White/Amateur Photography Entry)
A bohemian waxwing, said to be fairly rare, rests on a lily pad in Chilliwack. (Steensland/Amateur Photography Entry)

Chilliwack: Birds and birders flock to this place

More than 350 bird species have been identified in British Columbia’s Upper Fraser Valley

A bohemian waxwing, said to be fairly rare, rests on a lily pad in Chilliwack. (Steensland/Amateur Photography Entry)
A great blue heron, photographed in the Chilliwack area, is said to be courting by displaying this stick. (Sussel/ Amateur Photography Entry)

Chilliwack: Imagine seeing 100 heron nesting sites in one place

The Great Blue Heron Nature Preserve features one of B.C.’s largest heron populations

A great blue heron, photographed in the Chilliwack area, is said to be courting by displaying this stick. (Sussel/ Amateur Photography Entry)