Author Archives: Botany

Upcoming Walk: Sunday 30th April 2017, Airport Camas & Garry Oaks,

Sunday 30th April, Airport Camas & Garry Oaks, Knight and Kye bay Road,  The Garry Oak (Quercus garryana var. garryana), the only native oak species in BC,   depends upon fire for its survival. These trees are early-succession species, and … Continue reading

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Earth Day (April 22nd 2017) planting of over 80 native shrubs at Courtenay Airpark

Earth Day (April 22nd 2017)  brought in volunteers from many Comox Valley organizations to assist in the planting of over 80 native shrubs and small trees at the Courtenay Airpark.  This was truly a community effort with Project Watershed leading … Continue reading

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BC Nature eNews April 2017

Dear Member Upcoming Events AGM 2017 – May 4-6, 2017 Haven’t registered yet, there’s still time. Please visit Lilloet Naturalists AGM website for updates Earth Day – April 22, 2017 Skagit Valley Bird Blitz May 12, 13, 14 Manning Park … Continue reading

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Upcoming Walk: Sunday 23rd April 2017, Exhibition Grounds Fawn Lilies Public Walk

Sunday 23rd April, Exhibition Grounds Fawn Lilies Public Walk , 9:30 am Flooding is nothing new to the Tsolum River, and over the centuries a deep layer of silt and fine soil has been laid down along its lower stretches, … Continue reading

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