Roosevelt Elk

The Roosevelt elk is Vancouver Island’s largest and most charismatic land mammal and is specially adapted to the temperate rainforests of the Pacific Northwest.

Scouler’s Corydalis

Beautiful and extremely rare in Canada, the Scouler’s corydalis is found only on southwest Vancouver Island around the Nitinat, Carmanah, and Klanawa valleys in Ditidaht and Huu-ay-aht territories.

Nurse Logs

Nurse logs are a hallmark of the old-growth forest, where the slow death of ancient trees is the mechanism of forest renewal and rebirth — not only do they support the new growth of trees, they also a range of rainforest creatures.