Photo: Mia Gordon, Weather Network

In late April and early May, Tourism Tofino welcomed a number of journalists on pre-summer travel assignments to cover West Coast Nest’s brand new Seaweed Festival learning experience,  Feast Tofino,  and the Raincoast Education Society’s Shorebird Festival.

The Weather Network’s Mia Gordon fell in love with Tofino all over again during her “shorebird watching by kayak” experience with Paddle West Kakaying. You may have seen her giddy tweet during the river otter encounter she had on the trip. You can see Mia’s full Weather Network broadcasts here and here.

While Mia was out on the water, Vancouver-based food writer Gail Johnson was satisfying her hunger for the Tofino culinary scene on her Feast Tofino assignment for the Georgia Straight (which has an average weekly readership of more than 800,000.) Here’s her “ocean and rainforest dining” article which also appeared in the print version of the magazine. And watch for freelancer Cinda Chavich’s Seaweed Festival article to appear in Victoria’s lifestyle publication YAM magazine soon. (We’ll post these and other media clips on the Tourism Tofino Media Coverage page.)

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