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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

Tree Removal Begins

The Vancouver City Engineering Department has marked dead trees that are a hazard along the Champlain Heights Trail and have begun the process of removing them, with the help of Davey’s Tree co. The process began on June 29, 2021 and is scheduled to continue… Read More »Tree Removal Begins

A World in a Stump

Today, as I was walking along Champlain Heights Trail, gathering mulch in my wheelbarrow, I spotted an amazing old stump. Upon closer inspection, I noticed that it was not just a stump – but a whole ecosystem of life. There was a huckleberry plant full… Read More »A World in a Stump

Invasive Ed 101

We had a very successful Invasive Ed 101 event on Saturday, June 12. Despite the forecast being 70% rain, we woke up to to beautiful sunny skies. Our members, Kiki, Anne, Grace and Paola were on hand to set up our info table, with waiver… Read More »Invasive Ed 101