ARTICLES

By Janis Ringuette


ABORIGINAL HISTORY & EARLY VICTORIA HISTORY

         Camas Country

         Aboriginal Burial Cairns Mistaken For Rock Piles

         “Ideal Society” Planned in Early Victoria


WILDLIFE

         A Passion for Hawks -- Andy Stewart's Cooper's Hawk Study

         Insects: Life and Death on the City’s Foliage

         The Park’s Great Blue Heron Colony in 2004

         Squirrels: Cute furry creatures or foreign rats with fluffy tails?

         Mallards From Alaska Found In The Park


PLANTS AND TREES

         Banner Year for Orchids and Other Wildflowers

         Outstanding Trees and Plants of Beacon Hill Park

         The "Wildlife Trees" of Beacon Hill Park


GENERAL INTEREST

         New Life for the 1888 Bandstand

         City of Gardens was once a City of Garbage

         The short and eventful life of the first Royal Bust

         Crowds gathered at Speakers Corner

         Ice Skating on Goodacre Lake - A Distant Memory

         Queenie, the last Beacon Hill Park workhorse

         Saving Beacon Hill...Again and Again and Again


ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

         Machines Damage Meadow During Trail Construction 2008

         Trucks damage Beacon Hill Park Meadows 2003

         Plant Destruction at Finlayson Point

         The Curse of Broom

         A Tombstone for Rare Plants

         Beneath the Surface: What's going on in Beacon Hill Park lakes?


ZOO ANIMALS AND CAPTIVE BIRDS

         Double Rescue in the Deer Pen

         Beacon Hill Park’s Famous White Bear

         The Beauty and Tragedy of Beacon Hill Park Mute Swans


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