Where Did the Name Sasquatch Actually Come From?

In the next issue of the BCSCC Quarterly our members will read about how J W Burns actually got the inspiration for the word Sasquatch.
The story has always been he got the inspiration for this name from the Chrysalis nation. Not so.
If you want to read more join the BCSCC and receive the Quarterly as one of the privileges membership.

Go to our membership page for more info.

Discovering Cadborosaurus a Terrific Primer for BC’s Mystery Sea Serpent

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With the BCSCC’s recent uncovering of the discovery of a an unknown serpent in Howe Sound in 1928, what better times is there to grab a copy of the best reference book on the subject of Cadborosaurus?
Written by BCSCC directors Paul LeBlond, John Kirk and Jason Walton, Discovering Cadborosaurus is a comprehensive guide to numerous sea creatures that have come to be know as Cadborosaurus.
You can get your copy here:
http://www.hancockhouse.com/products/discad.htm

What’s in the latest edition of the BCSCC Quarterly

Members of the BCSCC receive four issues of the BCSCC Quarterly every year. It’s all part of their privileges of membership.
BCSCC members, here’s what’s in the latest BCSCC Quarterly out today:
Cadborosaurus specimen caught in 1928.
The Sad Life and Times of Albert Ostman.
Police officer sights sasquatch.
New England Sea Serpent revisited.
Russian official sees yeti.
Book and movie reviews.
A visit to the International Cryptozoology Museum.
If you’re not a member it costs just forty bucks a year to join.
Email us at bcscc@bcscc.ca and we’ll tell you how to join.

Ohio Bigfoot Conference

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The premier event in the World of Sasqutach takes place in the month of May.
The Ohio Bigfoot Conference takes place from 13- 15 May, 2016 at Salt Fork Lodge and Conference Centre in Cambridge, Ohio.
This year’s stellar speaker lineup is Bob Gimlin, Cliff Barackman, James “Bobo” Fay, Sybilla Irwin and Guy Edwards.
The event will be hosted by the BCSCC’s John Kirk and Winona Alexis.
Overflow tickets to the event are available at the door on May 14th.

New Ogopogo Book a Delight for Children

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Author Dorothy Hawes has crafted a delightful children’s book on Ogopogo, the denizen of Okanagan Lake.

It is profusely illustrated with beautiful paintings by artist Maggie Parr.

We strongly recommend this book as a way for children to understand the story of Ogopogo from a First Nations perspective.

More information is provided at:

https://www.promontorypress.com/books/97/ogopogo-odyssey

Bigfoot Receives Own Special Issue of Newsweek

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On newsstands now is the special News week tribute to Bigfoot/Sasquatch.

The publication is a an informative look at the world of bipedal unknown hominids around the world with special emphasis on the North American variety.

Included among the featured contributors is John Kirk, the President of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club.

This is a true collectors item and should be snapped up before it disappears. The online version is currently sold out, but we hear that more issues will soon be available.

Sea Monsters: Fact or Fiction?

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Join the Vancouver Aquarium for a presentation on prehistoric and modern day sea monsters.

Adam McGirr is the Vice President of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club and has been studying strange creatures like Sea Serpents and Sasquatch for over 15 years. He has participated in numerous field expeditions and conferences, made several television appearances, as well as interviews in newspapers and magazines on the subject of monsters and mysteries. By day, Adam McGirr is a technical writer and trainer.

Join the BCSCC and get the BCSCC Quarterly

The longest running cryptozoological publication in the world is the BCSCC Quarterly which has been published since June, 1989.

The Quarterly is a privilege of membership in the BCSCC and is full of articles, photos and critical analysis of events and discoveries in the cryptozoological realm. For instance our latest issue #94 contains articles on the following:

Stability Returns to the Bigfoot Realm 
The Hawkesbury River Cryptid 
Sykes Polar Bear DNA Test Results Challenged by British Scientists
French to Commence Cryptotourism

and reviews of books, programs and cryptozoology-related media. Plus, we have a members only section that features the latest in events and conferences members can take part in.
Contributors to the Quarterly have included John Kirk, Paul LeBlond, Jason Walton, Sebastian Wang, Loren Coleman, Ben Radford, Bill Gibbons, Gavin Joth, Vance Marten and many others.

If you would like to receive the BCSCC Quarterly apply to join the club. Annual dues are just $40 per year and you will also have the privilege of joing the BCSCC Facebook page which has exclusive content for members only. Send an email to bcscc@bcscc.ca to get your application for membership application.

International Cryptozoology Museum Conference

Honorary BCSCC member and respected cryptozoological author Loren Coleman has announced details of a new conference.

Loren proudly announces the International Cryptozoology Museum Conference, January 4-5-6, 2016, in America’s Oldest European-Settled City ~ St. Augustine, Florida. for further details please visit: http://www.cryptozoonews.com/iczmc/

Vancouver Aquarium Presents: Sea Monsters Revealed

newlogosmallThe BCSCC is pleased to announce their participation in the Vancouver Aquarium’s upcoming feature exhibit: Sea Monsters Revealed.

The Vancouver Aquarium is a world-class non-profit organization dedicated to education and conservation of marine life.

As part of the public lecture series, BCSCC members will be facilitating two sessions in the near future:

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 – Meet Cadborosaurus: An Introduction to Marine Cryptozoology

Have you seen any “sea monsters” in the coastal waters of the northeast Pacific?  You may have seen the Cadborosaurus, or “Caddy” for short.  Dr. Paul LeBlond is an Emeritus Professor in Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at UBC and has an interest in sea-monsters.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 – Sea Monsters: Fact or Fiction

Join the Vancouver Aquarium for a presentation on prehistoric and modern day sea monsters.

Adam McGirr is the Vice President of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club and has been studying strange creatures like Sea Serpents and Sasquatch for over 15 years.  He has participated in numerous field expeditions and conferences, made several television appearances, as well as interviews in newspapers and magazines on the subject of monsters and mysteries. By day, Adam McGirr is a technical writer and trainer.

For more information on registering for these events, please visit the Aquarium website here:
http://www.vanaqua.org/experience/feature/sea-monsters-revealed/lecture-series