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Native American Uses of the Forest

By Bruce Rottink, Volunteer Nature Guide and Retired Research Forester

For thousands of years before settlers from the eastern United States or Europe arrived in the vicinity of what is now Tryon Creek State Natural Area (TCSNA), Native Americans called this forest home. 1,052 more words

Plants & Wildlife

Open Letter to J&KSPCB: Cancel Public Hearings for Sawalkote HEP for violations

Above: Title page of Sawalkote EIA Executive Summary

January 14, 2016

TO:

J&K State Pollution Control Board,

Parivesh Bhawan, Forest Complex, Gladni, Narwal, transport Nagar, 1,560 more words

Public Hearing

Ridge Green Space

Ridge Green Space is in the Mill Hill neighborhood of Mill Hill in Langford, B.C. This small green space is at the junction of two short steep streets called Olympia and Glacier ridges. 138 more words

Green Space

Blackberries

Blackberries seem to grow where people are.
Salal takes over the lonelier spots.

©Sharron R. McMillan

Living Simply

Mayne Island

Opal and Agathe visited Mayne Island, and took a little walk to Edith Point. 46 more words
Doll

If you had wandered into the UW wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House on Saturday, you would have gotten a taste, quite literally, of ancient tradition. Seal oil, berries, Douglas fir tea, and numerous other plant and animal foods that have nourished traditional Native cultures for millennia were on offer to taste.

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Salal flowers

Salal (Gaultheria shallon) grows rampant along the Pacific Northwest Coast. Its modern use runs more toward additions to floral arrangements. It produces berries that are edible (though not particularly yummy) and the natives used them for a variety of ailments. 64 more words

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