Vancouver Island is a paradise for nature enthusiasts, and what better way to observe a local ecosystem at work than spending time at the lake?
Watch the turtles enjoy a sunny afternoon on a log in the middle of Durrance Lake, smell the pink lily pads while swimming at the secluded Crabapple Lake, or admire the different colours of mosses and mushrooms on along the trail at Fork Lake in the Highlands.
Listen to the song of the pacific chorus frogs at Pease Lake, spot the owls in the trees of Swan Lake in the winter time, or spend a night at the campground at Thetis Lake watching bats as they swirl and congregate in the nearby hills.
Whether you are a seasoned naturalist or simply curious about the nature of Vancouver Island, this book will give you plenty of new places to explore, and point out a few natural highlights on the way.
For more information about the nature of southern Vancouver Island’s lakes get your copy of the Secret Lakes of Southern Vancouver Island Guidebook.