Painted Coastline

Painted Coastline

The Sagar Islands in Caamano Sound off Princess Royal Island.

Sagar Island Sunset

Sagar Island Sunset

The setting sun shines through the trees on a small tidal island in Caamano Sound.

Spirit Bear Coast

Spirit Bear Coast

A spirit bear's white coat stands out amid the lush coastal rainforest of Princess Royal Island.

Klemtu at Dusk

Klemtu at Dusk

The remote village of Klemtu at dusk. Swindle Island, BC.

Curious Sea Lions

Curious Sea Lions

A group of Stellar sea lions follows a boat near their rookery off Ashdown Island.

Eagle Looks On

Eagle Looks On

A bald eagle looks down on a kayaker from its perch high in a spruce tree in Cameron Cove, Princess Royal Island..

Beams of Sunlight

Beams of Sunlight

A seagull is silhouetted, as sunlight burns through the fog in Work Channel, the most northerly point of the British Columbia Coastline.

Granite Landscape

Granite Landscape

The granite cliffs and fjords of Princess Royal Island.

The BIg House

The BIg House

Totem at the Big House in Klemtu, BC.

Foch Lake Reflected

Foch Lake Reflected

Kayakers are reflected perfectly on Foch Lake, high in the mountains of the Greatbear Rainforest, BC.

Khutze Estuary

Khutze Estuary

The Khutze Inlet estuary is home to a significant grizzly population.

Spirit Bear Fishing

Spirit Bear Fishing

A spirit bear walks the river's edge, while fishing for Coho salmon, on Whalen River,  Princess Royal Island, BC.

Bubble Net Dive

Bubble Net Dive

Humpback whales dive in preparation for a group feeding maneuver known as bubble net feeding.

Humpback Feast

Humpback Feast

Humpback whales breach the surface, while bubble net feeding off Renasson Island in Caamano Sound.

Breaching Juvenile

Breaching Juvenile

A juvenile humpback whale breaches in Squally Channel.

Coastal Maze

Coastal Maze

The paddle into Emily Carr inlet on Princess Royal Island is a maze of small islets with twisting shorelines.

Humpbacks Feast

Humpbacks Feast

Humpback whales bubble net feed in Work Channel, near Prince Rupert, BC.

Raven's Eye

Raven's Eye

The weather's eye of the Raven Clan's totem stands tall outside the community center in Hartley Bay.

Grenville Shoreline

Grenville Shoreline

The shoreline of the Grenville Channel in the heart of the Greatbear Rainforest.

Sea Lion Rookery

Sea Lion Rookery

Stellar sea lion rookery near Ashdown Island, BC.

Greatbear Sunset

Greatbear Sunset

A brilliant sunset at Wright Sound, Princess Royal Island.

Stellar Sea Lion

Stellar Sea Lion

A Stellar sea lion rookery sits near the snowy peaks of Princess Royal Island.

Hawkesbury Lupin

Hawkesbury Lupin

Alpine Lupin thrive on the ridgelines of Hawkesbury Island in the Greatbear Rainforest.

Spring Harvest

Spring Harvest

An Elder fillets halibut at the Gitga'at people's spring camp at Kiel, located on Princess Royal Island.

Sunning Sea Lions

Sunning Sea Lions

Stellar sea lions resting on sea lion rock, near Ashdown Island, BC

Humpbacks Blow

Humpbacks Blow

Two humpback whales blow as the third whale dives in Barnard Harbour on Princess Royal Island.

Freshwater Estuary

Freshwater Estuary

A freshwater estuary as seen from above.  Princess Royal Island, BC.

Whale Channel

Whale Channel

Looking north into Whale Channel from Barnard Harbour on Princess Royal Island

The Big House

The Big House

The Big House in Klemtu, BC.

Coastal Stream

Coastal Stream

A small creek feeds into Meyers Passage on Swindle Island.

Meyers Passage at Slack Tide

Meyers Passage at Slack Tide

The narrowest point in Meyers Passage is rich with intertidal life.

Meyers Passage

Meyers Passage

Paddling into Meyers Passage, which divides Princess Royal Island and Swindle Island.

Whalen River

Whalen River

A bend in the Whalen River on Princess Royal Island.

Moss Carpet

Moss Carpet

A thick carpet of moss covers the forest floor on Milne Island in Laredo Sound in the Greatbear Rainforest.

Milne Island Sunset

Milne Island Sunset

Sunset from Milne Island at the western mouth of Meyers Passage in Laredo Sound.

Baker Point Camp

Baker Point Camp

Ocean Kayaks resting on the driftwood above the high tide line on Baker Point, Aristazabal Island.

Humpback in the Fog

Humpback in the Fog

A Humpback whale dives in Laredo Channel.

Alpine Lake

Alpine Lake

An alpine lake sits on a ridgeline high above the Khutze River with Marmor Peak in the background.

A Glassy Midday Calm

A Glassy Midday Calm

It is hard to find the horizon on a glassy calm afternoon in Caamano Sound.

Caamano Sunset

Caamano Sunset

The sunset lights up the sky over Caamano Sound from Aristazabal Island.

Tidal Reef

Tidal Reef

Small intertidal islets on a glassy still afternoon in Caamano Sound.

Gulls on Tidal Rocks

Gulls on Tidal Rocks

Seagulls rest on a small intertidal rock at the mouth of Surf Inlet in Caamano Sound, BC.

Gulls Pearch

Gulls Pearch

Seagulls stand tall on a small interntidal island in Caamano Sound, on British Columbia's north coast.

Low Tide on Sagar Island

Low Tide on Sagar Island

The intertidal zone of the Sagar Islands.

Glory at the end of the Day

Glory at the end of the Day

Sunset over Caamano Sound from the Sagar Islands.

Campfire at Sunset

Campfire at Sunset

Campfire on the Seger Islands in Caamano Sound

Sagar Island Camp

Sagar Island Camp

Kayaks at camp on the Sagar Islands in Caamano Sound, British Columbia.

Ocean Abstract

Ocean Abstract

The bright green of the temperate rainforest reflecting in the glassy waters of Chapple Inlet.

Shoreline Reflected

Shoreline Reflected

The perfect reflection of a root ball in Chapple Islet

Kayakers Dream

Kayakers Dream

A glassy calm day in the Seger Islands in Caamano Sound off Princess Royal Island.

Coastal Islets

Coastal Islets

Small islets in Caamano Sound off Princess Royal Island.

The View Along the Way

The View Along the Way

A view of the shoreline of the Grenville Channel in the heart of the Greatbear Rainforest from a small float plane.

Spirit Bear

Spirit Bear

A spirit bear looks out from the lush temperate rainforest of Princess Royal Island.

Coastal Mist

Coastal Mist

Mist rolls through the dense rainforest that lines Grenville Channel on the north coast of British Columbia.

Welcoming Committee

Welcoming Committee

Two Stellar sea lions watch curiously as we approach their rookery near Ashdown Island.

Watchful Eye

Watchful Eye

The intricate carving in the Raven clan's totem at the Gigga'at Long House in Hartley Bay.

Foch Lake Panorama

Foch Lake Panorama

Foch Lake sits at an altitude of 2000m in the heart of the Greatbear rainforest

Break the Calm

Break the Calm

A fishing line cuts into the glassy calm waters of Douglas Channel.

Painted Ocean

Painted Ocean

The glassy calm waters of Douglas Channel are painted with stunning colours at sunset.

Fishing in Douglas Channel

Fishing in Douglas Channel

Alpen glow on the snowy peaks of the Coast Mountains during a late day fishing trip in Douglas Channel.

Watching

Watching

A bald eagle watches his surroundings.

Bog Laurel

Bog Laurel

Western bog laurel flowers line the boardwalk of Hartley Bay, BC.

Cameron Cove Estuary

Cameron Cove Estuary

40,000 pink salmon spawn each year in the small tidal estuary of Cameron Cove on Pricess Royal Island where they help feed the local bear and wolf populations.

Home for the Night

Home for the Night

Kayaks, put to bed for the night, in Cameron Cove, Princess Royal Island.

Paddling into Whale Channel

Paddling into Whale Channel

The view of Board Island and Princess Royal Island when leaving Cameron Cove.

Rising Mist

Rising Mist

Mist rolls up the valley from Ladder Falls on Princess Royal Island, BC.

Mink's World

Mink's World

A mink in the intertidal zone of Princess Royal Island.

Tree House

Tree House

Moss covered snags create an ideal home for marbled murlets, an endangered species that only nest in locations like this.

Hold On

Hold On

Ochre Sea Star clings to an intertidal rock in Whale Channel off Princess Royal Island.

Shoreline Pattern

Shoreline Pattern

The granite rock creates interesting patterns on the shoreline of Princess Royal Island.

Painted Rocks

Painted Rocks

The granite shoreline of Princess Royal Island looks like an abstract painting.

Cameron Cove Dusk

Cameron Cove Dusk

Campers enjoy a campfire at Cameron Cove in the heart of the Greatbear Rainforest.

Shoreline Reflected

Shoreline Reflected

The dense forest that lines the shore of Princess Royal Island is reflected in the early morning light.

Forest Carpet

Forest Carpet

A thick carpet of moss covers the forest floor in Cameron Cove on Princess Royal Island.

Sunset in Wright Sound

Sunset in Wright Sound

Sunset paints Wright Sound in a soft purple light.

Drying Halibut

Drying Halibut

Halibut drying in the sunshine at Kiel, the Gitga'at's spring camp.

A Free Dinner

A Free Dinner

An eagle guards the remains of an octopus that has washed up in the intertidal zone of Cameron Cove.

Humpbacks of Work Channel

Humpbacks of Work Channel

Light is reflected from the humpback's breath in Work Channel near the Alaska border.

Hungry Whales

Hungry Whales

Humpback whales breach the surface while bubblenet feeding in Work Channel.

Group Feast

Group Feast

A flock of gulls hover, looking for scraps of herring that appear when humpback whales surface during a bubble net feeding.

 

Fogust

Fogust

Sunlight streams into the thick fog that blankets the coast in August.

Humpbacks Feeding

Humpbacks Feeding

Humpback whales bubble net feeding in Work Channel on the north coast of British Columbia.

End of Day

End of Day

Brilliant late day sun cuts accross the calm Pacific Ocean on the boat ride to Prince Rupert.

Fitz Hugh Sound

Fitz Hugh Sound

The ferry traverses Fitz Hugh Sound in the late day sun on the journey from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy.

Into the Storm

Into the Storm

The ferry approches a storm at sunset as it enters Queen Charlotte Sound

Cameron Cove Forest

Cameron Cove Forest

The lush temperate rainforest of Cameron Cove, Princess Royal Island.

Cornwall Inlet

Cornwall Inlet

Cornwall Inlet cuts deep into Princess Royal Island through a small tidal rapid.

Tidal Meal

Tidal Meal

A black bear looking for a meal in the intertidal zone near Waterfall Creek on Princess Royal Island.

Orcas at Kiel

Orcas at Kiel

Transient orca whales travel past the Gitga'at spring camp at Kiel on Princess Royal Island

Playing with Giants

Playing with Giants

A sea lion follows the tail of a humpback whale in Bernard Harbour on Princess Royal Island.

Humpback Tail

Humpback Tail

Water pours off the tail of a humpback whale as it dives in Barnard Harbour on Princess Royal Island.

Spirit Bear Fishing

Spirit Bear Fishing

A spirit bear looks for salmon in Whalen Creek on Princess Royal Island.

Spirit Bear's Dinner Table

Spirit Bear's Dinner Table

A spirit bear looks for salmon in Whalen Creek on Princess Royal Island.

Kiel Spring Camp

Kiel Spring Camp

The Gitga'at people go to Kiel, their spring camp, to dry seaweed and halibut on Princess Royal Island.

Campania Feeding

Campania Feeding

Humpback whales bubble net feeding off Campania Island