Naturalist Derrick Marven has created a bird list for the Cowichan Valley which can be downloaded here.
Enjoying nature in the Cowichan Region
Of course, natural beauty is all around us — we just need to pay attention.Â This map and the links below show a few special nature-viewing areas and easy walks in the region.Â Here is the key to the map:
- Green pins for viewing flowers, trees, and other plants.
- Blue pins for birding
- Red pins for animals other than birds, scenery, and geological features
- Green lines for easy walks or hikes.
- Blue lines for more challenging hikes.
Click on a pin or line for a description of the site or walk.Â Use Google Maps features to view a satellite photo or get directions to the site.