Where the animals are, and the people aren't
Don't forget your Binoculars
Walk on the Wild Side
When you get off the beaten path, you have the opportunity to see the real Canada – with all of it’s fantastic wildlife! Our area sports bears, deer, moose, coyotes, wolves… not to mention eagles, osprey, pelicans, geese, swans… the list goes on! While they may be elusive to those who stay in town, ask any of our resort owners, and they’ll tell you all about their many ‘neighbours’!
Our resort owners can tell you when and where to be to spot the wildlife you’re looking to see, and how to do it safely! Contact one of our resorts to learn how you can see the incredible diversity of our area.
Moose, Deer, Bears.. Oh my!
Looking for someone who loves to identify and connect with nature as much as you?
Talk to an EXPERT
Meet June Wood!
My education in knowing the outdoors began with my father, Bert Irvine, a trapper and Guide Outfitter, who had grown up in the bush and who continued his love of nature throughout his long life. I have been president of a Naturalist Club in Quesnel, and involved representing the Nechako in the Federation of BC Naturalist/BC Nature, i.e. the BCUC hearings into the proposed Kemano Completion Project and the Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative. I am also the author of two books: Nechako Country, in the Footsteps of Bert Irvine and Home to the Nechako, the River and the Land.
Denis I started a small nature-based tourism operation on the Nechako River, about 60 kilometres south-west of Vanderhoof, in 1999. We are starting to ease out of our tourism operation, but I’m more than happy to make myself available as “the naturalist expert” to clients of our UNWC members.