Photography

Julie Bergen says McLean Pond, in Campbell Valley Regional Park, is her favourite place to relax and “find peace.” (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Aug 16, 2022

 

Fort Langley's Lou Fasullo spotted this common summer sight on Friday evening, as a series of kids jumped off the Jacob Haidi Bridge into the Bedford Channel below. While he thinks this is "a right of passage" in the village, the Langley Advance Times does not endorse or recommend such dangerous behaviour. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Aug 8, 2022

 

Veronique Kolisnyk snapped this stunning sunrise from a vantage point on 216th Street, near Glover Road, recently. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Aug 1, 2022

 

The Morkin property in Southern Alberta. (Brent Calver/Nature Conservancy of Canada)

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The Morkin property in Southern Alberta. (Brent Calver/Nature Conservancy of Canada)
Cora Goodyear spotted a doe and its twin fawns strutting along Allard Crescent Friday in North Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jul 26, 2022
Cora Goodyear spotted a doe and its twin fawns strutting along Allard Crescent Friday in North Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Photo: Ron Wilson

No Mothra, just a moth invasion Kootenay-style

Photos: The hatching of millions (maybe billions) of river moths the night of July 16

Photo: Ron Wilson
Theresa McCullough discovered a family of raccoons camped out in her Langley yard, near Peterson Road Elementary, snacking on her cherry tree. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jul 16, 2022
Theresa McCullough discovered a family of raccoons camped out in her Langley yard, near Peterson Road Elementary, snacking on her cherry tree. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jim Orlowski and his wife discovered a muskrat gathering food during a recent walk along the river loop in Campbell Valley Regional Park. “We were there several minutes watching its antics, until we left him for some other visitors to take their turn observing his behaviour,” said Jim.

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  • Jul 13, 2022
Jim Orlowski and his wife discovered a muskrat gathering food during a recent walk along the river loop in Campbell Valley Regional Park. “We were there several minutes watching its antics, until we left him for some other visitors to take their turn observing his behaviour,” said Jim.
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess

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  • Jul 7, 2022
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess
Summer has arrived, but rain showers are helping keep wildfire dangers on the West Coast to a minimum, while keeping the gardens lush. Michelle Tan shared this picture taken in Fort Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jul 6, 2022
Summer has arrived, but rain showers are helping keep wildfire dangers on the West Coast to a minimum, while keeping the gardens lush. Michelle Tan shared this picture taken in Fort Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Pat Cooper was mesmerized by a barred owl she spotted recently in Walnut Grove. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jul 5, 2022
Langley’s Pat Cooper was mesmerized by a barred owl she spotted recently in Walnut Grove. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Left to right: Carl Johan Pedersen, Lorraine Provan’s great grandfather, Pauline Hjerdis Carlsen Provan, Lorraine Provan’s mother also wearing the Olympics sweater, Gertina Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s grandmother, Johnny Selmar Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s uncle holding Lorraine Provan, Pamela Bonar’s grandmother. (Contributed photo)

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Left to right: Carl Johan Pedersen, Lorraine Provan’s great grandfather, Pauline Hjerdis Carlsen Provan, Lorraine Provan’s mother also wearing the Olympics sweater, Gertina Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s grandmother, Johnny Selmar Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s uncle holding Lorraine Provan, Pamela Bonar’s grandmother. (Contributed photo)
One day after celebrating a very warm Canada Day in Trail on Friday, Brenda Haley and her hiking pals set out on a trek through the snow to take in the majestic views of Kootenay Glacier Provincial Park. Photos: Brenda Haley

Got snow? Summertime in the Kootenays sure does

PHOTOS: Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park is one of the oldest major parks in the provincial system

One day after celebrating a very warm Canada Day in Trail on Friday, Brenda Haley and her hiking pals set out on a trek through the snow to take in the majestic views of Kootenay Glacier Provincial Park. Photos: Brenda Haley
Langley’s Cora Goodyear discovered this Northern Flicker – a member of the woodpecker family – at Derby Reach Regional Park during a recent visit. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jun 9, 2022
Langley’s Cora Goodyear discovered this Northern Flicker – a member of the woodpecker family – at Derby Reach Regional Park during a recent visit. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
In advance of last week’s rains, farmers were out in the fields near Langley Regional Airport, at 56th Avenue and 216th Street, baling the season’s first cut of hay. Lloyd Sawatsky stopped to grab some pictures. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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In advance of last week’s rains, farmers were out in the fields near Langley Regional Airport, at 56th Avenue and 216th Street, baling the season’s first cut of hay. Lloyd Sawatsky stopped to grab some pictures. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bruce Thomson spotted this “hungry and quite friendly” Western Tanager flitting around in Brookswood last week – the first time he’s seen one in the 20 years of living there. “Exchanged pleasantries and took his portrait while he dined on suet and meal worms…” Thomson shared. EDITOR'S NOTE: BC SPCA has asked people to remove birdfeeders right now due to the potential spread of the avian flu. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • May 24, 2022
Bruce Thomson spotted this “hungry and quite friendly” Western Tanager flitting around in Brookswood last week – the first time he’s seen one in the 20 years of living there. “Exchanged pleasantries and took his portrait while he dined on suet and meal worms…” Thomson shared. EDITOR'S NOTE: BC SPCA has asked people to remove birdfeeders right now due to the potential spread of the avian flu. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Just ahead of Mother’s Day, Langley Camera Club member Michele Broadfoot was captivated by this poignant moment at Brydon Lagoon. “I feel extremely lucky to have captured this shot of a little gosling snuggled in its mother’s warm feathers,” she said. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • May 18, 2022
Just ahead of Mother’s Day, Langley Camera Club member Michele Broadfoot was captivated by this poignant moment at Brydon Lagoon. “I feel extremely lucky to have captured this shot of a little gosling snuggled in its mother’s warm feathers,” she said. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Mom, I think I need a bath - spring threw up on me. A Langley City resident shared this photo of a car downtown covered with and surrounded by blossoms. (Langley Advance Times)

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  • May 12, 2022
Mom, I think I need a bath - spring threw up on me. A Langley City resident shared this photo of a car downtown covered with and surrounded by blossoms. (Langley Advance Times)
Lilianne Fuller put this Canadian goose in focus during one of her recent visits to a Langley City’s park. “ I’m not sure if he or she is a resident or a visitor, but nonetheless, this lovely bird looks good in Brydon Lagoon,” she said, reminding visitors to bring seeds not bread to feed the birds. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • May 4, 2022
Lilianne Fuller put this Canadian goose in focus during one of her recent visits to a Langley City’s park. “ I’m not sure if he or she is a resident or a visitor, but nonetheless, this lovely bird looks good in Brydon Lagoon,” she said, reminding visitors to bring seeds not bread to feed the birds. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Hitchhikers nowadays can be so brazen. Amid a little bit of West Coast wet weather, this little gaffer tried hitching a ride with Sharon Vose and her daughter-in-law recently in South Langley, after the pair mistakenly left the car door standing open in the area of 232nd Street and 16th Avenue. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Apr 27, 2022
Hitchhikers nowadays can be so brazen. Amid a little bit of West Coast wet weather, this little gaffer tried hitching a ride with Sharon Vose and her daughter-in-law recently in South Langley, after the pair mistakenly left the car door standing open in the area of 232nd Street and 16th Avenue. (Special to Langley Advance Times)