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Forager's Forecast

It was evident at last weekend’s Wild Edible Plants and Food Foraging class that berry season is upon us!  It has been an unusual harvest year with many wild foods appearing and ripening here much earlier than “normal.”  Here are just a few of the edible favorites that we gathered and enjoyed in the varied dishes gracing our table. 406 more words

Ethnobotany

MIKE'S FAVORITE DRAGON- From Godfrey

This story was found, rolled up scrollish, in an old, water tight film canister, tucked in the niche of a driftwood log. I pieced the brittle scraps into a mosaic, and glued them to a cedar slab Godfrey had brought home, long ago for our beach sandal  and travel bag window display. 729 more words

A Few Natives

Gardening is civil and social, but it wants the vigor and freedom of the forest and the outlaw. ~Henry David Thoreau

Coppertop gardens are loaded with easy-care Washington native plants, from trees to shrubs to weeds. 275 more words

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

Langford

Blackberries

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

©Sharron R. McMillan

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