Last week during the cold spell we had two feet of snow in the yard. I went out with the dogs on Sunday morning and … Read more
Was the recent cold wave a function of the polar vortex or another atmospheric phenomenon?
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Water levels in Cowichan Lake and the Cowichan River are at record lows. What does this mean for our summer?
Water levels are low in the Cowichan River this spring. Snowmelt may help, but will it be enough? This past week, officials notified Cowichan Valley … Read more
The top disaster news in the past few weeks has been major flooding in communities across Canada. From New Brunswick to Alberta and British Columbia, … Read more
The BC River Forecast Centre (RFC) released their April 1 snow survey bulletin this week. April 1st snow water equivalent (the depth of water you’d … Read more
I’ve just returned from another soggy dog walk. My rain pants and jacket are dripping on the floor, and the baseball cap I wear to … Read more
You’re standing on a stream bank in your local mountain watershed. The sun is rising, warming the back of your head, and you see a … Read more
Of course I would pick snow as the ‘s’ word. Snow has been part of my vocabulary since I learned to talk. Growing up in … Read more