The Health Benefits of Birch Water

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Every spring, we have the opportunity to tap birch trees and harvest food from nature. Here, I explain the health benefits of drinking birch water and why it should only be consumed in moderation. Harvesting from nature means we are responsible, as wilderness stewards, for ensuring these trees are conserved into the future.… Read More

Whitebark Pine – A Key Species for Ecosystems in the South Chilcotin Mountains

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Nature is interconnected in all aspects. Ecosystems hold key species that other species highly depend on for their survival. One of those key species in the South Chilcotin Mountains is Whitebark pine – the main food source for Grizzly bears, Clark’s nutcracker and red squirrels. But being deeply connected also exposes species to threats that could imbalance the entire ecosystem. … Read More

Mountaineers from the Ice Age

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The Wilderness Stewardship Foundation contributes to the sustainability of the Mountain Goat herds by taking and evaluating population surveys. Lisa shares experiences of her trip to Eldorado in the South Chilcotin Mountains, where she counted Mountain Goats and the importance of monitoring populations.… Read More

Invasive Plants: The Dreaded Burdock

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As wilderness stewards, we are committed to the conservation of nature in the Chilcotin Mountains. One of the ways we do that is by educating all of you about invasive plants. Now, we will tell you about burdock, how it’s a threat in the Chilcotin Mountains, but also explain some of its benefits.… Read More

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