Workers discovered about 200 snakes settling in for winter, in a den of shale layers. The environmental monitor for the project identified two types – the Common Garter Snake and the Western Terrestrial (Wandering) Garter Snake. Both are common in BC, but the size of the nest was unusual for this part of the province. The snakes were in harm’s way and a solution needed to be found.
What do railway tracks, infrared beams and the City of Houston all have in common? They all saw a little extra attention this week thanks to the recent transportation news highlighting work soon unfolding across