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VIU student Kim Wetten created a new website to inspire others to enjoy walking and birding in Nanaimo parks.

Student Kim Wetten combined her two passions – birding and physical fitness – to create a new website for Nanaimo park users.

The website provides information about public parks in Nanaimo, including photographs, bird species and an estimate of how many steps it takes to walk through park trails.

Entitled “Steps, Sparrows and Smartphones: Modernizing Nanaimo’s Parks and Birding Information,” Wetten’s presentation about the new website won first place at a year-end research and scholarly activity event held at Vancouver Island University (VIU) recently....

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | full story … | archive




Vancouver Island University is today launching a new and improved website that provides greater accessibility for students, alumni, donors, faculty, staff and the public.

“We’re excited to launch our new, improved user-friendly...

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