Category Archives: Botany

Botany Outing Report: Palaeobotany, Jan 8th, 2018

Happy New Year! Presentation on January 8th  On January  8th  we were treated to a fascinating presentation  by Randal Mindell on the palaeobotany of our back yard, the Comox Valley; we learnt about the importance of the fossil plant record … Continue reading

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Botany Outing Report: Labrador climate warming, Dec 4th, 2017

Greetings Botanists. Report on the December 4th meeting. We were treated to a fascinating presentation by Luise Hermanutz ( (Professor in the Biology Department, Memorial University, Newfoundland) on the research project monitoring the impact of climate warming in the tundra … Continue reading

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Botany Outing Report: Mushrooms, Oct 16th, 2017

Greetings all, Although it was unfortunate that Shannon was unable to join us on Monday due to illness and the weather was less than ideal, we did have a productive gathering over lunch, thanks to all the contributions of specimens. … Continue reading

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Botany Outing Report: Little River, Sept. 11, 2017

Greetings Botanists, For those who did not attend the September CVN General Meeting, here is Helen’s report on the Botany Group Walk that took place on September 11th. “ It was a great day for the Botany walk, and those … Continue reading

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