Victoria Lapidary and Mineral Society

Gold panning trip to Meades Creek (25th Sept, 2017)

 

Madeline panning
Madeline panning
Giles digging
Giles digging
laurel stone

As we arrived at the panning place, Gilles had to meet and calm the two Rhodesian ridgeback dogs before we could continue. The campers who belonged to the dogs mentioned that they had had a very interesting night with the transit of two elk and a black bear down the creek bed where we were panning. There was no sign of any wildlife the day we were there, so we were safe as we panned the gravel to find….. smaller gravel. Continue reading “Gold panning trip to Meades Creek (25th Sept, 2017)”

April 30th Field Trip: Pacific Marine Circle

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Meet at the Seniors’ Centre in Colwood (behind pool/library complex) at 9am.  Bring lots of food and water for a whole day excursion.  A full gas tank and a spare tire check wouldn’t hurt either. Bring appropriate gear for rain and sun and wind.  This is an amazing day for beach combing, panning and picture taking.  BCLS members only please.

May 1 VLMS Auction: open to public to buy and sell.

This could be you at our VLMS Auction on May 1 2017.  Sellers, please drop off your “binned” materials and equipment between 5.30pm and 6.00pm May 1 at the Burnside Bowling Club.  No looky-Lou’s!  Doors will be open to sign in, get a paddle and browse the merchandise at 6.45 to 7.30pm.  Auction starts at 7.30.  Cash and cheques are only accepted. Sellers get 85% of top bid proceeds and 15% goes to the club.