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Little Bulbs Everywhere

Stewarding the Champlain Heights Trail over the past year, I have had the opportunity of tackling an assortment of pernicious invasive weeds – Himalayan Blackberry (with its giant root balls and prickly branches, Ivy (with its tendency to form dense mats over the forest floor),… Read More »Little Bulbs Everywhere

Replanting the Forest

The forecast called for rain and thunderstorms today, but we woke to find it was a bright sunny day. It was perfect weather for a forest planting. Free the Fern member, Martin, thanks to funding from a Neighbourhood Small Grant and Free the Fern fundraising,… Read More »Replanting the Forest

Indigenous Plant Walk

Thanks to a Neighbourhood Small Grant, we were blessed to be able to have Lori Snyder, Métis herbalist and educator lead an Indigenous Plant Walk on Saturday, September 11 from 10-11:30am. She shared the traditional native usages of both naturalized and native plants, such as… Read More »Indigenous Plant Walk

Indigenous Plant Walk

Yesterday, due to poor air quality from forest fires in the interior, we had to make the tough decision to postpone our Indigenous Plant Walk with Lori Snyder. Originally scheduled for Saturday, Aug 14, we have now rescheduled it for Saturday, September 11, 2021. It… Read More »Indigenous Plant Walk