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See what's happening in Grinder and Coola's mountaintop habitat


Bears Enter Hibernation

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November 28, 2016

With the days getting quite short and the snow building up, Grinder and Coola, our two resident Grizzly Bears at the...

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What to my wondering eye did appear...

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November 25, 2016

Dancer and Vixen to be his Grouse Mountain representatives this year!. Early on Wednesday morning this week we heard...

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Bear Medical

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October 20, 2016

Each bear given a clean bill of health. It's been a number of years since Grinder and Coola, our two resident...

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Barn Swallows Fledge and Prepare to Migrate

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August 30, 2016

Getting Ready to Migrate! . A little while ago we brought news that our Barn Swallow Web Camera was not going to work...

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Alpha The Wolf

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August 12, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our lone remaining Timber Wolf - Alpha. Alpha...

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Bees a'buzz'n with the Warmer Weather

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August 5, 2016

Our honeybees were busy these past two weeks as their optimum forage, the white-dwarf clover that has been planted...

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The best laid plans...

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July 5, 2016

One of our popular programs up here at Grouse Mountain is our wildlife web-cameras.  Our Hibernation Bear...

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Fledgling Flickers

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July 13, 2016

If you happen to be standing under a wooden statue up here at Grouse Mt and hear a sharp, and fairly loud, chirping...

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New and Improved Grizzly Bear Camera!

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June 16, 2016

Watch Grinder and Coola in their Upper Pond Habitat.. Hi everyone!  We are happy to announce that we have a new...

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Delicious Dandelions

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May 31, 2016

Honey Bees and Wild Bees use this Early Blooming Flower as Important Food Source. Long the bane of meticulous lawn...

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Bears Enter Lower Pond 2016

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May 13, 2016

Today marked the 2016 opening of Grinder and Coola's (our two resident Grizzly Bears) Lower Pond habitat.  This...

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First Hummingbird Monitoring Session of 2016!

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May 11, 2016

Yesterday we held our first hummingbird monitoring session of 2016 and it was an incredible day for early May!...

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Grinder and Coola Embrace Spring 2016

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April 12, 2016

Looking well, Grouse Mountain Grizzlies exited their hibernation den on April 9th, 2016

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Bee Checking In

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March 22, 2016

We recently did our first full check-in with the bee hives after a long winter's rest!Since October the bees have...

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Grinder and Coola Inspire CG Bear

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February 17, 2016

Grinder and Coola, our two resident Grizzly Bears, have had quite a few interesting credentials to their names over...

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Happy 15th Birthday Grinder and Coola!

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January 14, 2016

Happy Birthday to our two resident Grizzly Bears - Grinder and Coola!   They were born sometime in around...

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Santa's Reindeer Spotted on Grouse Mountain

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December 13, 2015

Last weekend we were joined here on Grouse Mountain by two of Santa's very own reindeer!!  Each year we are...

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Bears enter 15th Hibernation Period on Grouse Mt

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November 16, 2015

Today marks the start of the 15th Hibernation /  Winter Dormancy Period for Grinder and Coola, our two resident...

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Bears Begin Winter Preparations

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November 4, 2015

Last week, as temperatures dropped and days continue to get shorter, Grinder and Coola began to build their bed for...

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Bees Off to Langley for the Winter!

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October 27, 2015

Last week we moved our 15 bee hives from the top of the mountain out to a lovely farm site in Langley.  Our bees...

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