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Some common winter fungi

This report by Alison M., Some common bright winter / early spring fungi to be found in our forests, was distributed to the Botany Group on January 19. I picked a few chanterelles and hedgehogs (Hydnum umbilicatum) in our woods on … Continue reading

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Recording available for shoreline restoration talk

CVN’s guest speaker on January 17 via webinar was Dr. Jason Toft whose topic was Restoration Effectiveness of Living Shorelines in the Salish Sea. The talk was well-attended and stimulated a variety of questions from the audience. If you missed … Continue reading

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The 2020 Bird Photo Challenge

From an email by Bruce Moffat distributed to the Birders Group on January 2. The CVN Photography Group took up the challenge started by Terry Thormin last year to photograph (web worthy vs. just ID shots) as many bird species as … Continue reading

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Nominate a tree for the 2021 CVN Tree of the Year

This year, CVN’s Tree of the Year contest is being held in honour of Cathy Storey, the member whose initiative founded this activity. Cathy passed away in December 2020. In this fourth year of the contest, we have made several … Continue reading

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