Each plant, each tree has its own story. Explore Stanley Park, Beaver Lake, with a local First Nations guide-educator and learn about the land, through the stories and teachings of the local trees and plants that were harvested by First Nations people for food, technology and medicine.
- This program shares indigenous practices of living, via sustainable and selective harvesting
- The Tree of Life – Cedar, it’s sacred gifts: medicine, technology, shelter, clothing, transportation
- West Coast Temporal Rain Forest – an ultimate community network
- The Land is Us and We are the Land – land management techniques, the social practices. Selective burning, the various forms for practiced agriculture, transplanting, pruning
- Your class will learn about the Maple tree, Douglas Fir tree, Red Alder tree, the Western Hemlock, and the many wild berries and medicinal plants of this regions
- Plants as medicine, frog leaves, plantain, horsetail – the forest is our grocery story and pharmacy