Canadian Geographic Special Collector’s Edition 2017

Canadian Geographic Special Collector’s Edition Best Wildlife Photography 2017 Hot off the press, perhaps not even on the new stands yet, but I just received my advance copy by mail. Alongside many spectacular wildlife images, is a close-up of a convergent lady beetle that I photographed in my Port Moody backyard. *Update* This special edition [...]

Palm Springs-Beyond the Golf Courses

Golfing and shopping are synonymous with Palm Springs…but what to do if you don’t particularly like either? How about meandering 1,200 acres of gardens and animals in the Living Desert Conservation, and learn about their important work of “preserving, conserving and interpreting the desert and all its varied plant and animal life”? The site includes a [...]

Fur-Bearer Defenders

As a contributing photographer to Fur-Bearer Defenders, my wildlife images are featured in promo pieces for Defender Radio segments and blogs:

2015 Wildlife Rescue Association Calendar

Once again this year, I am proud to be in the company of two fantastic wildlife photographers, contributing images to Wildlife Rescue Association’s 2015 calendar, helping raise funds and promote the welfare of wild animals in the urban environment. Calendars are on sale now at WRA.

Summer in the Canadian Rockies

Iconic Lake Louise, situated in Banff (Alberta) National Park, is likely one of the most photographed lakes in Canada. This quintessential Canadian landscape with its turquoise-coloured water surrounded by the majestic Victoria Glacier is a precious gem. The vast trail system around the lake provides hours of great hiking in the fresh, clean air and [...]

Oh Deer

While driving through Grand Forks on a road-trip to the Kootenays, I notice a small herd of deer only a block off the main highway. What a wonderful sight of wildlife melding into the urban landscape. I watch with pure joy as the deer nuzzle one another, lounge on the grass, and gently interact with [...]

Something to Crow About

Outside my office window is a very large maple tree. In this tree is the miracle of nature; a baby crow is being tended to by both its parents. I’ve watched the adults build their nest, patiently sit on eggs and forage throughout the day tending to this single chick. The heavy rains lowered the [...]

All the Buzz About Planting for Wildlife

By Tracy Riddell Published in MetroWild, April 2013 Bringing beneficial insects and wildlife into your garden not only increases the health and productivity of the plants and flowers, but also provides a habitat for conserving many of our species that are declining due to urban development, pesticide use and parasites. Offering a nurturing haven in [...]

Sayulita, Mexico

Sayulita Mexico is a little piece of paradise approximately a one-hour drive north of Puerto Vallarta. This off-the-beaten-locale is quite popular with surfers, artists and travelers who are looking for a laid back experience with beautiful rugged beaches, lush jungle, and great food and great people. Once a sleepy fishing village, Sayulita is blossoming into [...]

SPCA Wildlife in Focus Contest 2012

Do All Things With Love, below, received an honourable mention in the SPCA’s 2012 Wildlife in Focus Contest. These two sweeties also appear in the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC 2013 Calendar. Photographed in Port Moody, BC.

Live it…feel it…capture it! All images copyright Tracy Riddell 2012-2015