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Spring Fever on Lennard Island, British Columbia

The end is in sight. The end of winter as we know it, the chilly West Coast deluge of rain punctuated by rip-roaring storms for months on end, to be specific. Every lengthening, lightening day is leading up to that one glorious, undeniable first day of spring, when the sea air carries a subtle hint of warmth and the fragrance of spruce trees.

By the end of January or definitely by early February, on the westernmost coast of Vancouver Island there is

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