September Public must be watchdogs for Fraser River estuary
August 10 ways to come alive in nature
July The creation of the Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust
May Moby Doll remembered
April Death and dandelions: are cosmetic pesticides worth the risk?
March Fresh water is B.C.’s greatest resource
February A dark cloud hangs over South Delta
January Is Enbridge pipeline a threat to important marine birds
November Ramsar designation for Delta better late than never
September What to eat: a consuming problem
August New technology is rapidly changing the way birds are studied
July Bad and good news for Canada’s birds
May 31 International cooperation is key to protecting Pacific Flyway migration
May 8 Agricultural land faces accelerating threats in Delta
March/April Gagging environmentalists is poor policy
February Is there any hope for the Spotted Owl - B.C.'s most endangered bird?
January Snowy owls show importance of being prepared for recreational conflicts in
December 12 Days of Christmas, in BC's lower mainland
November Billion Dollar Boondoggle - Port infrastructure upgrades need accountability
September The truth about B.C. sockeye salmon—will it be found?
August Victory against invasive Spartina will come at a price
July Summer in B.C. Parks - who is paying
May/June Controlling your cat helps keep birds singing
April/May Witness the amazing spring migration of sandpipers
February - March Return it to the ALR? Delta's Southlands controversy continues
January Birds or planes? Dilemma at Boundary Bay airport
December Which potential leaders will stand up for the environment in BC?"
November "Putting a value on nature's services"
October "Glenrose Cannery no place for South Fraser highway"
September " How much do we really know about nature?"
August "Farmland loss remains critical issue in BC's lower mainland"
July "Nature must matter, even to business"
June "In Colony Farm park, habitat compensation risks disrupting wildlife"
May: "Taking a long look at wildlife in our changing landscape"
April "Fraser River estuary - under-appreciated hot spot"
March " A tale of two fish"
February "Olympic visitors should experience British Columbia's wildlife"
January "Ten ways you can help biodiversity"
Canaries of Climate Change
Southlands plans recall historic fight for farmland in South Delta
The dodo, the cuckoo, and the orca: Why extinction matters
Islands of habitat are doomed by South Fraser Perimeter Road
Paving paradise to put up the South Fraser Perimeter Road
Naikun offshore wind farm presents environmental dilemma
Will our grandchildren watch birds?
What we risk when oil spills on BC's coast
Anne Murray's nature column runs monthly in the South Delta Leader, the Surrey-North Delta
Leader and the Peace Arch News. Previous columns are available by request from this website
(the newspapers do not archive them on line)
August Delta's significant sloughs
June-July The Lazuli Bunting sings the blues (also published as Wildlife's Rainbow)
April - May Spring on Boundary Bay
March Watching wildlife is good for the soul
February Natural Heritage
January Planning a bird friendly garden
December Seasonal Census (Christmas Bird Count)
October Change of Season
September Ducks are congregating