Playground installation at Gabriola Elementary School - Len (from Victoria PlayCo) holds the playground structure level while Robb secures it into place Monday morning preparing for concrete pour in the afternoon. The new playground is being installed at the Gabriola Elementary School, with a funding grant from the Government of BC. It is projected to be ready for play by March 27th at the earliest. Sarah Holmes photo

Playground installation at Gabriola Elementary School - Len (from Victoria PlayCo) holds the playground structure level while Robb secures it into place Monday morning preparing for concrete pour in the afternoon. The new playground is being installed at the Gabriola Elementary School, with a funding grant from the Government of BC. It is projected to be ready for play by March 27th at the earliest. Sarah Holmes photo

Malta Haupt - a visiting ‘woofer’ spotted as a leprechaun on Gabriola prior to St. Patrick’s Day. Submitted photo

Malta Haupt - a visiting ‘woofer’ spotted as a leprechaun on Gabriola prior to St. Patrick’s Day. Submitted photo

Skunk cabbage is starting to bloom. Photo courtesy Liz Ciocea

Skunk cabbage is starting to bloom. Photo courtesy Liz Ciocea

  • Fishing Report for March 18, 2020

    There hasn’t been much fishing activity this week, due to high winds. Chinook fishing should still be good at Thrasher and the Grande, but the herring have just spawned, and that leads to more eccentric behaviour.

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  • GROWLS presents: Skunk cabbage

    The Western Skunk Cabbage lysichiton americanum is found in many areas of Gabriola where there are streams, wet ditches, swamps, moist forests and mucky seepage spots.

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