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Botany Outing Report: May 2019

On May 6th at Kin Beach Park, six of us including Helen, spent a couple of hours uprooting more of the invasive Lamium galeobdolon (yellow archangel) as well as equally aggressive Aegopodium podagraria (goutweed) under the watchful eye of the … Continue reading

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Shoreline Outing Report: Denman Island, April 24th 2019

Hey Everyone, Yesterday’s trip to Denman intersected with ideal spring weather. We visited two bedrock  shorelines– one on the east side of the island and another on the west. Some notes to follow up on things we saw. (1) Geology … Continue reading

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Botany Group Report – April 1st Outing to the Comox Lake Bluffs Ecological Reserve

15 of us had a glorious day in the shade of the forested areas, and out in the sun on the old road that skirts around behind the open bluffs (which we avoided because of the extreme aridity).  The hot … Continue reading

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Botany Outing Report: April 1 2019

Greetings all, Spring is suddenly upon us.  Luise reported that there were goldstars (crocidium multicaule) blooming on Hornby on Sunday 17th; check out Point Holmes, usually one of the earliest spots here on the mainland. The coltsfoot (Petasites palmatus) that … Continue reading

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