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Growing an Understanding of Plants: Salal

Laurie Ricou’s Salal: Listening for the Northwest Understory is an intriguing book. On the one hand, it is a book about a single species of plant that is common on the northwest coast of North America. 446 more words

Ecology

Towner Road Trail

Skirting along the shoreline and waterfront homes of Towner Bay, the Towner Road Trail connects Towner Road to Derrick Road and to Towner Park Road. A lovely trail through second growth Douglas fir forest while surrounded by residential homes, the trail can be reached from the southern end of Derrick Road as well as from the west end of Towner Park Road. 213 more words

Victoria

R.O. Bull Park

This three quarters of a hectare parkland has short trails through a wonderful grove of century-old Western red cedar  and Douglas-fir trees.  There are two gravel trails in this natural park which connects Wain Road to Dallain Place. 123 more words

Victoria