Most mornings as I wake up, I’m listening to CBC Victoria. Sometime around 645 am or so, every weekday morning, as sure as the sun is going to come up, there is the ‘business report’, a few minutes of things being up, things being down, and some thing not moving at all.
Our Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science (BScES) has a long history at Royal Roads as an on-campus degree completion program that integrates intensive environmental science courses with social science courses, such as communications, law and sustainable development.
The School of Environment & Sustainability has welcomed 2 kindergarten classes this month to the new Sherman Jen Building Science labs, and will welcome 7 more classes between April and June 2019. The next classes include 2 more kindergarten classes, two grade 1 classes, two 3/4 classes and one 4/5 class. This year, the School Outreach program will welcome a total of 187 kids, from 6 different schools, for an all-day, hand-on, science field trip.
It seems with each passing day we are starting to see more promising signs of Spring – longer days, warmer weather and wonderful sunshine – all which signify the upcoming return of the Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKW) to the protected inshore waters of the Salish Sea. It is pretty unlikely that you have not heard about the SRKW’s, but as endangered species these magnificent creatures are always worth a conversation.
In Othello Act 2 Scene 3, Shakespeare wrote” “What wound did ever heal but by degrees?” And while my own recent experience is far from a tragedy, it has had its epic and also beautifully painful moments. In mid-November during a typical morning walk with Beau my 155 pound Pyrenees/Maremma cross, in a moment of mindless rambunctious puppy-ness, he and a passel of other hounds, came barrelling at me full speed and quite literally took me out at the knees.