Profile: Betsy Waddington

Betsy is a geologist and mountaineer from Vancouver. She has a passion for wild places and the plants and animals that populate them. Betsy works part time as a surficial geologist, looking at landforms on air photos, and wandering around in the field looking at rocks and soil. In her spare time she wanders around the mountains, forests and coastlines near Vancouver, looking at rocks, plants, birds or anything else that seems interesting.

She has recently become interested in sharing her passion for the natural world with others through writing and school presentations.

Latest Articles

Saturna Island

Published: March 18, 2009

Saturna Island, the southern most of the Gulf Islands, makes a great weekend getaway.

Iona Beach Walk

Published: March 2, 2009

Iona Beach, Greater Vancouver, makes for an excellent walk with great birding opportunities.

A Point Grey Nature Walk

Published: February 19, 2009

A walk along an undeveloped part of the foreshore from Kitsilano to Jericho