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2 hours ago
Botany report: Frilly Flowers!
Though exotic looking, all of these are quite common in Paradise Meadows and similar subalpine meadow habitats. Buckbean is aquatic, growing in the ponds, deer cabbage is widespread in the meadows, and fringed grass-of-Parnassus is often found along the rocky edges of subalpine streams.
Photos courtesy of botany group photographer John Brears.
1. Buck Bean (Menyanthes trifoliata)
2. Deer Cabbage (Nephrophyllidium crista-galli)
3. Fringed grass-of-Parnassus (Parnassia fimbriata) ... See MoreSee Less
7 days ago
Sharing this post from Tsolum River Restoration group. Much work went into covering the toxic mine site to prevent the run off from the mine from killing fish in the Tsolum River. It took years to bring back the salmon. Please help to resolve this issue of all terrain vehicles damage to the site and other ecological sensitive areas. This planet is our only home and our only source of food and water. ... See MoreSee Less
Category Archives: BC Nature
Upcoming Events World Rivers Day – Visit our website at www.worldriversday.com to find out more about World Rivers Day, and please let us know about any activities you may organize. We can help your promotions via our website, as well … Continue reading
Upcoming Events FGM 2017 – Registration for all BC Nature Members and BC Nature Club Directors is available online or in either the Summer or Fall Magazine. Available on the BC Nature Website September 21 – 24, 2017 – Hosted … Continue reading
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
Wetland Conservation and Resilience with Dan Buffett The presentation will highlight some of the protected and restored wetlands on Vancouver Island and introduce the topic of ‘resilience’, which provides a different lens to look at how we conserve wetlands that … Continue reading