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Our docks, facilities, and access trails on Calvert Island are closed to visitors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This closure extends to the shorelines of Pruth Bay, West Beach, and North Beach.

Hakai Wild: Banana Slugs - Hakai Institute

Hakai Wild: Banana Slugs

Banana slug slime trails criss-cross the forest floors of coastal British Columbia. These giant mollusks—the second largest land slug in the world—are part of the forest’s garbage disposal system and are important decomposers of everything from plant matter to animal poop. They aren’t picky eaters.