Squamish

2020 May Squamish Estuary Birds

The Squamish Estuary is quite active right now (early May) and it was great to see the Tree Swallows setting up their homes in the bird boxes in the estuary along the railway tracks. The common Yellowthroat Warblers were also busy along with Red-wing Blackbirds and a variety of sparrows, ducks and geese. It is often difficult to ID wading… Read the rest “2020 May Squamish Estuary Birds”

2020 April Around Squamish

As May begins, and we end our second month of self-isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, spring flowers, increased bird activity, periodic bear sitings, and having to mow the lawn are all indications that not all is being disrupted by the virus. It is definitely my favourite time of year, and we’re fortunate to live in such a beautiful area with… Read the rest “2020 April Around Squamish”

Squamish Sikh Parade – Martyrdom of the fifth Guru

Saturday, June 23rd was the 13th time Squamish’s Sikh community commemorated the martyrdom of the fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjun Dev Ji. The celebration started with a parade through downtown and included free food for everyone, prepared and served by members of the local Sikh community. It’s a popular and colourful event that brings together members of the community from… Read the rest “Squamish Sikh Parade – Martyrdom of the fifth Guru”