Geography 312 Field Trip

This trip takes students on a two day circuit of the lower mainland, up the Sea-to-Sky Highway and the Duffy Lake Road to Lillooet, thence to Cache Creek, and then back via the Fraser Canyon.  Topics investigated include First Nations traditional ecological knowledge, the production and commodification of nature, and the politics and culture of secondary and tertiary development in British Columbia.  These pix are from the Fall 2008 edition.



Garry gives a harangue on fishery and
forestry concerns at Lillooet

The Trans-Canada Highway Bridge across
the Fraser from the old Alexandra Bridge

Students go for a stroll on a beautiful Fall
day in the Fraser Canyon

The class poses at the Yelakin fishing site
with the Black Canyon of the Fraser behind

After the first day, the expedition winds
down at Bear's Claw Inn in Cache Creek

Believe it or not, the tree behind Garry fell
over while the class was at the site!

Above, the class discusses transportation
ecology at old Alexandra Bridge; at right,
Ken gives a harangue at Mt. Currie
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