"Julia Jupp’s dream of becoming a marine biologist began a few years ago when she took a liking to prodding washed up fish with a stick during her walks along the beach shore.
Now, eight years old and three years the wiser, she’s far closer to her dream than most kids her age..."
Salmon rest in an eddy of Vancouver Island's Goldstream River during the fall run. Volunteers have come here to count the fish as they return to the river to spawn.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY JAMES MACDONALD/THE GLOBE AND MAIL