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Archive for June, 2016

Hoary Marmot sighting

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Knight Inlet Lodge has spotted a “new” species with the first known sighting of a Hoary Marmot in Glendale Cove.  Originally spotted by Knight Inlet Lodge Guide Tress while on an “Above The Clouds” hike in mid June then again yesterday near the lodge. The largest member of the North American ground squirrel family is usually seen higher in the mountains near the tree line. Knight Inlet Lodge Guest Frank Drewello was kind enough to share his photo with us.

While their name Hoary refers to their silver-gray fur on their shoulders and upper back it is their nickname “Whistler” that has a local British Columbia connection. The well know ski resort by the same name, originally called London Mountain, was renamed Whistler after the marmot.

We hope this new resident of our area decides to stay and treat our guests to regular sightings.

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2016, super grizzly bear viewing

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Our 2016 season is off to a great start with sunny warm days and lot’s of grizzly bears for people to view.

The 3 top grizzly bear highlights so far are

  1. Bella reappearing with triplets.  Bella2
  2. Lenore & Stella  returning for Stella’s second season.
  3. Frank & Amber back and still eating barnacles

Every year we look forward to seeing “our grizzly bears” return for another season. Bella returning with triplets is just icing on the cake as far as we are concerned.

 

Video courtesy of grizzly bear researchers Dr. Melanie Clapham and John Kitchin. Photo courtesy of John Kitchin