An Anna’s Hummingbird was recorded during the 53rd annual Williams Lake Christmas Bird Count at a home on Gibbon’s Street. (Leo Rankin photo)

Cariboo bird lovers rewarded with a few surprises during 53rd annual Christmas bird count

Two new birds were recorded on the count for the first time

  • Dec 31, 2020


School District 27 students practice boat rescue techniques at Scout Island, which offers water access to the lake as well as several walking trails with views of the city and the lake.

This tranquil oasis of nature awaits in Williams Lake

Scout Island is a true gem for Williams Lake residents and visitors.…

  • Mar 21, 2020


The yellow-rumped warbler tends to arrive on Vancouver Island in early March. (Black Press Media file)

Despite reports of decline, birds flocking to national parks in Canadian Rockies

Recent studies suggest overall bird population has slid by three billion since 1970