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Qualicum Beach’s Heritage Forest

The story of Qualicum Beach’s 50-acre Heritage Forest is one of commitment, inspiration and a community that values natural beauty. There aren’t many towns of 8,800 that can boast of pristine forest lands right in their midst, but thanks to … Continue reading

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Qualicum Beach’s undocumented Town Trail

If you didn’t know it was there, you might never actually find it. There is a lovely trail in Qualicum Beach (we call it the Town Trail) that has virtually no documentation, either in print or on-line. It isn’t listed … Continue reading

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Buttertubs Marsh – a little bit of heaven in the heart of Nanaimo

With the feasting, partying and indoor activities of the Yuletide season often comes the desire to just get outdoors for a bit of fresh air and exercise. There is a perfect spot right in the heart of Nanaimo that will … Continue reading

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100 years on and millions of visitors later, the majesty of Cathedral Grove continues to entrance

    It has been more than 40 years since I first set foot in the magical environs of Cathedral Grove but still, every time I visit, I am entranced and soothed by the place.             Cathedral Grove is located … Continue reading

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