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113 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in British Columbia

Updated August 1, 2022

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The author, right, and slime mold expert Pam Janszen add water to <em>Triquetrella californica</em> and watch the desiccated moss rehydrate and unfurl.

One Island's Effort to Count Every Species, and Make Every Species Count

Scientists, residents, and visitors have banded together for a massive biodiversity survey of British Columbia's Galiano Island.
The nose knows when invasive species are present, thanks to dogs' innate superpowers of scent and extensive training.

Meet the Dog With a Nose for Keeping British Columbia Free of Invasive Mussels

Destructive mollusks threaten the Canadian province's waterways but K9 Kilo and his handler are on the case.

How Radar Is Helping Track Down Lost Indigenous Gravesites

It's getting easier to find potential remains non-invasively—but that's just one step in a long and painful process.
Residents across southwestern British Columbia and Vancouver Island are going to great lengths to keep Anna's hummingbirds safe during an unusual cold spell.

Saving Canada's Hardiest Hummingbirds Requires Extreme Care

Bird-loving volunteers are going to great lengths to help the animals survive a cold snap in British Columbia.
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