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The Wolves of the West Coast

Beautiful and wild. Let’s try and keep them that way. Often feared and always elusive, the wolf has been vilified since hum...

Killer Plant, Man; Celebrating Earth Day with the tiny monster in our own backyard

In the bogs and meadows of the Clayoquot Sound, among towering trees populated by bears, cougars and eagles, a far less imposin...

1909 Kitchen Festive Faves

Yule Log Recipe The Bûche de Noël cake, otherwise known as the Christmas Yule Log,  is a French Christmas tradition that dates...

On the Idea of Wilderness

A conversation with Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks Allies' Saya Masso Tofino Resort + Marina is a proud ally in the Tla-o-qui-aht ...

Giv’er on the Liver: Why Orcas are More Badass than Sharks

Swim aside Shark Week fans, orcas are better looking, smarter and more charismatic than the prehistoric sharks you celebrate so...

Tofino History Lesson; The NorVan Ferry on Strawberry Island

The infamous NorVan ferry of Strawberry Island has faithfully served the coast for over a century. Now she’s helping save the S...

Swell Folks: Tom Balfour and Central Westcoast Forest Society

Ucluelet-based Central Westcoast Forest Society (CWFS) was founded in 1995 by loggers, First Nations, biologists and forestry p...