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Where I’m At
Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens, Courtenay, BC 18 - 20 May 2013
Canada Day Market. Campbell River, 01 July 2013
Summer Market, Qualicum Beach BC
04, 11, 18, 25 July, 01 August 2013
Courtenay Market Day, Courtenay, BC 20 July 2013
Comox Nautical Days, Comox, BC 03 - 05 August 2013
Nanaimo Professional Craft Fair, Nanaimo, BC 01 - 03 Nov 2013
Dickens Christmas Craft Faire, Courtenay, BC 08 - 10 Nov 2013
Kris Kringle Craft fair (www.kriskringle.ca) Parksville, BC 14 - 17 Nov 2013
Comox Mall, Comox, BC 04 - 24 Dec 2013
More to follow soon...
Work On Display
Ben Davies Financial Planning, Beaufort Ave, Comox BC - Various Images in an Ongoing Display
Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, Comox Valley, Small Road, Courtenay, BC - Prints & Books available for sale
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Tag Archives: Ants
Last week’s warm Easter weekend sun had many out in their gardens and we were no exception. The sun also brought a dormant wood ant colony back to life on the edge of our property and gave me the perfect opportunity for some macro photography. Every spring the ants gather and set about rebuilding their ant ‘apartment’ block and on several occasions I’ve then witnessed a black bear come along and devastate these mounds in next to no time. The bears are able to use their acute sense of smell to lock on to pheromones released by the ants as they communicate. The ants and especially the larvae or ‘brood’ are extremely nutritious and full of protein for hungry bears fresh out of hibernation, but they have to endure a lot from the nipping ants for just a few grams of fat.