The Cleanest Line

Kira Hoffman

Kira Hoffman is a community ecologist studying bog ecosystems in British Columbia’s very wet hyper maritime zone on the central coast. She studies interactions between plants and soil microbial communities and how above- and below- ground processes are affected by climate change.


Above: There's real beauty to be found in the bog. Sphagnum rubellum and Sphagnum papillosum. All photos courtesy of Kira Hoffman

The Bog

Mar 20, 2014 March 20, 2014

As I paddle out into the morning fog of Pruth Bay, I can’t imagine a better way to commute to work. Alongside me are my two research assistants, Julia and Owen, with big smiles on their faces. On days like this, work and fun are interchangeable, and we’re thankful… Read More