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virus is very low and most people who become infected experience no symptoms or have less serious illness. Less than 1% of the mosquito population carries the disease. Presently, there are no reported cases of West Nile virus in British Columbia.
The risk of becoming seriously ill as a result of infection with the virus is very low and most people
Female Black Widow Spiders have a black shiny body with a red hourglass shape on their abdomen. The size of the body is approximately 1/2 inch wide and 1 1/2 to 1 3/8 inches long. The male is about half her size and sometimes appears with a pair of reddish stripes on the sides of his abdomen.
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An E-zine from The Monster Guide Learn how the environment, habitat
and the nature of British Columbia is changing.
The Monster Guide's
Celine Dantart - Editor
FLU WATCH UPDATE
in this issue....
Polar drift and climate change
A shifting magnetic north pole may see Alaska and parts of Canada lose the ability to see the spectacular Northern Lights because the Earth's north magnetic pole is drifting away from North America and toward Siberia at an alarming speed.
be in our future?
There is a new effort to give “green” industry a push in the Okanagan. The formation of the new Okanagan Environmental Industry.
Discovering the lifecycle of Chinook Salmon
This is a sad yet beautiful story which begins when a group of four year old Chinook salmon end their life cycle as they give birth to a new generation of salmon which will begin their journey back to the Pacific Ocean. This story unfolds at the Kingfisher Interpretive Center.