Books to Read

Wild Coast Magazine – the magazine of coastal adventure and recreation (online and in print).

These are some of our favourite books on Ucluelet, the west coast, natural and cultural history:

Kayaking in the Broken Group Islands by JF Marleau
Sea Kayaking: A Manual for Long Distance Touring by John Dowd
Navigation by David Burch
Island Paddling by Mary Ann Snowden
The Starship and the Canoe by Kenneth Brower
Watching Whales by Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Our Ecological Footprint by Mathis Wackernagel & William Rees
Klee Wyck by Emily Carr
Outdoor Leadership: Technique, Common Sense & Self Confidence by John Graham
British Columbia: A Natural History by Cannings and Cannings
Whelks to Whales by Rick Harbo
The Beachcomber’s Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest by Duane Sept
Plants of Coastal British Columbia Including Washington, Oregon and Alaska by Pojar and MacKinnon
Birds of Coastal British Columbia by Nancy Baron
Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians by Hilary Stewart
Indian Fishing by Hillary Stewart
Vancouver Island: Barkley to Clayoquot Sound by Matthew Maran
West Coast Fossils: A Guide to the Ancient Life of Vancouver Island by Ludvigsen and Beard
Hiking The West Coast Of Vancouver Island by Tim Leadem
The Wild Coast 1: A Kayaking, Hiking and Recreational Guide for North and West Vancouver Island by John Kimantas
Visions of the Wild: A Voyage by Kayak Around Vancouver Island by Maria Coffey and Dag Goering
Voices from the Sound: Chronicles of Clayoquot Sound and Tofino by Margaret Horsfield
Clayoquot: The Sound of My Heart by Betty Shriver Krawczyk
Chasing Clayoquot: A Wilderness Almanac by David Pitt-Brooke
The BC coast explorer by John Kimantas

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