Monthly Archives: May 2017

South Coal Lake Hike: Lush and long

South Coal Lake is especially lush at the moment. The foliage is fresh and green from the recent rains. The trees continue to bloom—now we have highbush cranberry in addition to saskatoons and chokecherries. And the bluebells (Mertensis), the wild … Continue reading

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North Miquelon Hike

Sunday’s hike was a huge success. Twenty-five hikers attended. A group of ten went with Irene for the whole distance of 10.5 km to the end and back.   The second group stayed with Scotty and our mushroom naturalist Leonard … Continue reading

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Ministik Berg Hike: Blossoms and Beavers

Twenty people came out to hike on our warmest day yet. The aspen leaves are still emerging, so most of the time we were only in dappled shade. The Ministik Bird Sanctuary is a beautiful, undisturbed plot of land. The … Continue reading

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