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Lo’s Blog

Blog of Lo Camps, founder and moving force of Nature Trek Canada, guide, wildlife biologist, and all around passionate man of the wild world he treasures.

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Why do we like caribou so much that we adopted it for our logo? Anne-Marie and I (Lo) both started as wildlife biologists…

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Bear necessities

Most of us want to know what to do when we encounter a bear. Right?
But let’s turn this around – what would bears want to know when they encounter us?

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Grizzly and salmon catch

Bear and salmon

Why does our bear and whale watching trip happen in July and August? Bears have huge habitats: grizzly bears have up to 500 km². To spot a bear one needs luck, or knows the right time.

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Wildflower field in Manning Park, BC

Stop and smell the flowers

It is easy to get caught up in the spectacle of incredible scenery as it unfolds around you. But in the grandest and wildest places you will also find the most incredible and tiniest beauty right at your feet.

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Kids having fun on Salt Spring Island

Child’s play

Wilderness is not just for adventurous grownups.
The natural world is an endless and fascinating playground for kids of all ages.

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Big selfie


On guided trips, we always make the time for camera bugs of all levels to have some fun. We have also gone to the extent of arranging Special Photography trips in the past, something we would always be keen to repeat.

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History channel

There is nothing like a little history to put things in human perspective, and nothing like surrounding wilderness to put history in a fresh perspective.

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A wilderness primer

Personalities like Ray Mears and Bear Grylls survive. On TV. How would you do? Most of us think that learning wilderness skills is what makes you survive.

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Folks we meet

That’s the thing about traveling, no matter where you are, and seemingly in the middle of nowhere, you get to meet the nicest people.

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