Monthly Archives: November 2016

VCC President’s Message December 2016

[CLICK HERE TO RETURN TO VCC WEBSITE] December provides a brief hiatus from the hurly-burly of our ongoing club activities. A time to reflect upon how our year has been going so far and an opportunity to look ahead to the New Year looming just over the horizon. Each of you will have your own… Read More »

Summer Scavenger Hunt Slideshow

The results of this year’s Summer Scavenger Hunt have now been presented in the form of a slideshow on our November Members Night. Ten themes were explored by twenty club members who posted a total of 174 images. Those were judged by Larry Maydonick, a photo friend, who selected a first, second and third placed image for… Read More »

Ruff Sandpiper slideshow

Ruff Sandpiper and Wildlife by James Kissinger & Margarita Huang This is a video of wildlife that we observed in Sweden, Finland and Norway in the spring of 2016. Our target species was the male Ruff Sandpiper in breeding plumage. Each male exhibits uniquely different plumage. They migrate all the way from south Africa going as… Read More »

Chris Harris to Speak January 12, 2017

Chris Harris was first drawn to the high central plateau of British Columbia by the lure of a unique canoe circuit set at the foot of a range of mountains called Cariboo, and the cross-country ski trails that meander through aspen groves and rolling trails. After years of introducing students to the wilderness from within… Read More »

VCC President’s Message November 2016

[CLICK HERE TO RETURN TO VCC WEBSITE] The recent survey of club members was designed to gather input on your desires and priorities for both field trips and workshops in coming months. Rick Shapka and the team thank you for those valuable responses. More on that below. One aspect of the survey particularly stood out… Read More »