Red Elderberry. Photo: Leslie Seaton

Red Elderberry

Red Elderberry Scientific Name: Sambucus racemosa Status (BC): No concern This large shrub requires a combination of full to part sun with consistent moisture. Its long green leaves accompany large clusters of small white flowers, which become persistent, red, berry-like fruit. Its flowers attract native pollinators and its berries are eaten by Read more…

Western Screech Owl. Photo: Tom Benson

Western Screech Owl

Western Screech Owl Scientific Name: Otus kennicottii kennicottii Status (BC): Blue-listed Western Screech-owls are small owls with yellow eyes and tufts over their ears. Their feathers range from grey to brown and have dark wavy lines, creating a streaked appearance. Their calls include trills and have been likened to a bouncing ball. Read more…