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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

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

Pacific Rim Whale Festival Poster Art Unveiled

Mark Hobson as its 2011 poster artist. For the 25th anniversary year, the festival’s board of directors selected Mark’s portfolio from a range of artists. Hundreds of festival posters are distributed and sold across Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland as a means of marketing the festival and the poster itself has become a . . . → Read More: Pacific Rim Whale Festival Poster Art Unveiled

Suzuki's Top 10 Sustainable Seafood Picks

It’s not uncommon to hear David Suzuki say, I am fish. What he means is that humans aren’t much different from the living, breathing species that come from the sea. This is a good thing to remember when choosing your food. Enjoying seafood sustainably means acknowledging the animal’s unique role in nature, understanding how . . . → Read More: Suzuki’s Top 10 Sustainable Seafood Picks