October 7th, 2019 — The Burrard Street Bridge today during the afternoon rush hour was very quiet and empty. It had been closed all day to car traffic because of a climate protest at center span.
September 27th, 2019 — I didn’t intend to be downtown during the climate action strike but since I was it was hard not to take pictures. There was talk amongst the informed media that climate change would not be a significant part of this federal election. From the size of this crowd I think they were wrong.
September 3rd, 2019 — Recycling cans off Vine Street, above, and Quebec Street, below.
February 28th, 2006 — Burning slash after clear cutting a large area for a housing development on the north side of Salt Spring Island’s Mount Erskine.
April 27th, 2019 — Debris from a cleanup of Wreck Beach.
January 15th, 2019 — Oil slick around small boats moored next to the causeway onto Granville Island.
December 31st, 2018 — The wind storm that hit Vancouver on December 20th did much worse damage on Salt Spring Island. Thousands of trees were knocked over including this one on Langs Road, a short stretch of pavement at the north end of St. Mary Lake, where more than 30 trees like it fell across power lines. I’ve been photographing root balls for more than 15 years and this is the largest I’ve come across. From the lowest point to the tip it’s three times my height at least. Considering the number of trees that fell it’s surprising more damage to homes didn’t occur but the number of near misses is staggering.
September 16th, 2014 — Clearcut logging on the road between Port Renfrew and Lake Cowichan.
May 27th, 2007 — Dyke Road east of #6 Road on the Fraser River in Richmond showing garbage dumped as fill behind the dyke.
April 22nd, 2012 — Root Ball of a tree knocked over from the wind in Pacific Spirit Park,