Nesting time. A pair of Canada Geese has chosen an interesting site. It's a turf-covered piling on the Middle Arm of the Fraser River, a few metres offshore, in plain view of a busy dike-top hiking & biking trail, and across the river from the Vancouver Airport seaplane terminal.
The piling is also a memorial. The leaping salmon fish at the top of the pole has "Fred' engraved on one side, and "Dad" on the other. Simple, heartfelt,