Seasons Greetings from Dave and David DPC Outings coordinators

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Seasons Greetings from Dave and David DPC Outings coordinators

Since our Iona Regional Park outing, DPC has not organized any large group forays due to heightened covid concerns.  In fact, most Metro Vancouver parks have large signs prohibiting group hikes of any sort.  Hopefully this has not stifled the  informal outings of individuals and small groups who seek to exercise safely in the fresh air while enjoying their favourite pastime: photography.  I know many DPC members are regularly getting out with one or two others with shared interests. The Boundary Bay Dyke, Brunswick point, Centennial Beach, the North 40 and Ladner Harbour Park are a few of the locales that David and I visit often to photograph birds while keeping a safe distance.

As well as chasing blue jays, owls and raptors in natural spaces during daylight, DPC’s Lew Potts suggests we practice our Christmas display photography at night by visiting the many magnificently decorated homes in Ladner and Tsawwassen. In case you missed it in last weeks Optimist, here’s the list of lit up homes compiled by Ian Jacques—you can visit by car or by foot.

4686 62nd st
6218 Dawn drive
5374 46th ave
5350 50th ave
4858 57th ave
55a ave (aka Candy Cane Lane)

5445 4A ave
Camaro Drive
5963 16th ave
476 Milsom wynd
320 Rosehill wynd
Southlands Boundary Bay road @ 3rd ave
#6–6429 Market ave
5863 Vardon place
1400 Gillespie rd
539 Erin place
856 51a st.
1044 English Bluff road
4859 13th ave
Diefenbaker Park
Lights & Trees:  Tsawwassen Springs

Enjoy the season!
Be safe
Best wishes
Dave Francis & David Egan