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March 2011

March 24, 2011

New weekly tour at Pacific Shores: Clam digging

New weekly tour at Pacific Shores: Clam digging

Our first clam digging expedition was a giant success and fun was had by all!

If you'd like to join us for this new weekly tour, make sure you bring your gum boots so you don't get your feet too wet! A guide will be there to help you determine the species of the clams you find.

If you wish to harvest your own clams during the expedition, make sure that you have a tidal water recreational fishing license. 

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March 11, 2011

Spring Break activities in Parksville

Spring break activities in Parksville

Looking for things to do in and around Parksville during Spring Break? 

Check out some of the recent posts by A-Life's Parksville-area bloggers LaVonne Reddicopp and Robin Schroffel!

Make memories at Tiger Lily Farm in Errington

Find unique gifts on Parksville's Craig Street

Discover the Village of Cumberland

Brant Wildlife Festival

March 01, 2011

Dining Around the Comox Valley

By Robin Schroffel

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Craving a taste of Vancouver Island?

Head up to the Comox Valley, just 45 minutes north of Parksville, where many of the area’s restaurants are offering special three-course prix-fixe menus from now until March 6 as part of the Dining Around the Comox Valley event.

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Brandt Wildlife Festival

By Lavonne Reddicopp

BRANT T two birds feeding by Guy Monty In March, Parksville/Qualicum Beach is a popular pit stop for brave Brant geese travelling to the Arctic from Mexico and California.

So, it's time to roll out the sand carpet for these fine feathered friends that return by the thousands for a migratory visit each year.

The 21st Annual Brant Wildlife Festival, sponsored by the Nature Trust of BC, begins with the Opening Night Kickoff on Saturday (March 5) at 6:30pm at the Parksville Community Centre.

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