Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hello from Gunnar V………

Dear Oddvin, It was interesting reading your blog and seeing the pictures from your furniture store in old Gastown. I also remember (vaguely) when you opened the second store in Vicoria – What a party! As a furniture salesman from … Continue reading

Posted in Correspondence, Family, Misc, Work

Stellers Jay, a nice visitor

Peanut for the winter A nice colorful bird Stellers Jay, hording peanuts and birdseed like a squirrel, but a nice visitor to the feeders.

Posted in Farming, Misc, Nature

Visit to Targert Marine, public guided tours at 2 PM every weekday

Yesterday I took advantage og the guided tour of Target Marine Hatchery at Grey Creek. We were 25 in the group. Robert Haines, Operations Manager gave first an orientation and history of the company and its production. See attached info … Continue reading

Posted in Correspondence, Education, Farming, Misc, Nature, Work

Turn the tide in Sechelt, and bring business in.

Turn the tide in Sechelt, and bring business in. The District of Sechelt must turn the tide, get a fresh new Council, and facilitate for business and industry, Create a Strong Local Economy, as promised in the official Community Plan. Sechelt became the fish … Continue reading

Posted in Correspondence, Education, Farming, Misc, Nature, Work

ISA update info

Update: Suspect findings of ISA in British Columbia October 21, 2011 On Monday, Oct, 17, the BC Salmon Famers Association learned from a press release that two Sockeye salmon smolts from Rivers’ Inlet had tested positively for Infectious Salmon Anemia … Continue reading

Posted in Correspondence, Education, Farming, Misc, Nature, Work

First visit of a black bear

While I was in Sechelt this afternoon and early evening, a black bear have visited my place. It was dark when I got home, but a solid wooden birdfeeder was ripped down from a large tree. Not even a dog could … Continue reading

Posted in Farming, Misc, Nature

ISA of consern to BC salmon farmers

Suspect findings of ISA of concern to BC’s salmon farmers A press release today from Simon Fraser University regarding reports that two wild Pacific salmon have tested positive for Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) is of concern to BC’s salmon farmers. … Continue reading

Posted in Correspondence, Education, Farming, Misc, Nature, Work