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Ucluelet's Ukee Days Festivities Fun for Everyone!

Ucluelet scored another winner with day two of Ukee Days. Congratulations to the community for hosting a great event with fun for everyone!

Great weather and a strong turn out made every event successful. Starting with the pancake breakfast the awesome volunteer staff kept everybody laughing and fed. The parade brought out the whole . . . → Read More: Ucluelet’s Ukee Days Festivities Fun for Everyone!

Pacific Rim High Adventures

A nice short video highlighting all the great activities on the West Coast of BC.

An Alternative to surfing, a climbing gym

Rain, rain , rain, everyday for a week and then I found myself in a dry climbing gym. The rain stats on the Pacific Rim are 200 rain days per year or to be more quantitative, over 3 meters or 10 feet of rain! The climbing gym is owned and operated by super nice . . . → Read More: An Alternative to surfing, a climbing gym

Local Surfer Pete Devries dominates votes

Local surfer Pete Devries is a two-time Innersection spring round winner. For the second year in a row, Devries dominated the spring voting period for the Taylor Steele surf film.

“I’m pretty excited,” Devries said. The champion surfer found out about his win last week. “It’s great to know that people like my surfing . . . → Read More: Local Surfer Pete Devries dominates votes

Vote Ucluelet as Canada’s ultimate fishing town

Cast your vote to make Ucluelet Canada’s ultimate fishing town. The nominations for the best fishing town are starting to pile up and it won’t take more than a few minutes to cast your vote for Ucluelet and name a beneficiary of $25,000.

A good sized Spring aka Chinook salmon

Ucluelet Chamber of . . . → Read More: Vote Ucluelet as Canada’s ultimate fishing town

Help restore the sand dunes

The expansive and pristine beaches of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Nestled in behind many of the beaches, complex and dynamic sand dune ecosystems are found, providing a home to numerous species of animals and plants, many of which are rare or endangered.

These animals . . . → Read More: Help restore the sand dunes

Ucluelet Whale festival calendar of events 2011

With a significant focus on marine ecosystems and coastal life education, the Pacific Rim Whale Festival celebrates the continued protection and annual return of migrating Pacific grey whales to the coastal waters of the communities of Ucluelet, Tofino and Pacific Rim National Park. An estimated 20,000 grey whales make the journey each year from . . . → Read More: Ucluelet Whale festival calendar of events 2011

Ucluelet Experiences extreme weather

What wild and extreme weather Ucluelet has experienced this week. Everything ranging from snow, sleet, hail, sunshine and rain, all in the span of a few hours.

This picture was taken Tuesday morning, a few minutes before Main Street was closed to vehicular traffic and about an hour later, there were young people . . . → Read More: Ucluelet experiences extreme weather

Genetically Modified Salmon: 5 Reasons to Say Not on My Plate

Earlier this week, Alaskan senators Mark Begich (D) and Lisa Murkowski (R) reintroduced legislation to ban genetically modified salmon—a cockail species of sorts created by the biotechnology company Aquabounty that has earned the name “Frankenfish” for containing genes from three different fish. If approved, the species would be the first genetically modified organism (GMO) . . . → Read More: Genetically Modified Salmon: 5 Reasons to Say Not on My Plate

Pacific Rim Whale Festival Video Contest

The Pacific Rim Whale Festival is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and wants you to create a video using whales as your inspiration. You can sing, perform, act, animate, or digitally assemble images. Videos should be 5 minutes long or less.

This contest is open to legal residents of Canada with the winning video . . . → Read More: Pacific Rim Whale Festival Video Contest