John Geary

Author Bio:

John Geary is a Vancouver-based freelance travel writer-photographer who wanders the world in search of new bird-watching experiences. When not out looking for birds in far-off places, he participates in the backyard birding citizen science program, Project Feederwatch. Birding is not his only passion – he also loves to paddle, and the two activities are hardly ever mutually exclusive. His stories about birding and paddling have appeared in more than 50 magazines, newspapers, websites, and book anthologies.


Posts by John Geary:

Up Close with Wildlife in the Yukon

Posted on: July 6, 2021

Early in his career, renowned author Jack London wrote a story about a boat trip down the Yukon River, called “From Dawson to the Sea.” In it, he described the diverse wildlife he encountered during his journey: “Not a sound as we round the tail of a bar, disturbing a
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Canada’s Canoe Museum: Paddling Back Through History

Posted on: February 24, 2021

The father of Canadian canoeing, Bill Mason, once said: “I have always believed that the Canadian wooden canoe is one of the greatest achievements of mankind. There is nothing that is so aesthetically pleasing and yet so functional and versatile as the canoe. It is as much a part of
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BC Bird Trail Offers an Easy Way for Families to Enjoy Nature

Posted on: December 11, 2020

In British Columbia, “bird” has always been the word when it comes to family-friendly nature activities. And bird-watching in BC just got even easier, as several tourism organizations have pooled resources to create the BC Bird Trail. It’s a series of self-guided trails throughout southwestern BC designed to encourage passionate
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