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Cycle Touring
Weekend Getaways
Horseback Riding
Whale Watching
Bird Watching
Salmon Watching
Cave Exploring
River Rafting
Sea Kayaking
Appendix: Getting There
Seasons in the Sun
About the Author
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" Great book. Has a little bit of everything (places to hike, kayak, day tour, etc.), super informative and practical (conditions of camp sites, pubs to go to or avoid, etc.), and has awesome factoids about local flora/fauna and Aboriginal culture on the margins. Great for anyone interested in the BC outdoors! "
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Gashes in the forest caused by fire, blowdown or human intrusion are quickly filled in by pioneer species such as fireweed or salal. Quick growing red alder and maple soon take over, being themselves supplanted in turn by Douglas fir once soil has stabilized. Eventually shade tolerant climax species such as western red cedar and western hemlock will come to dominate. The whole process can take centuries if not millennia. Immature fireweed plants can be cooked whole like broccoli while the young leaves can be used as salad greens. Fireweed is high in both beta-carotene and vitamin C. During pre-contact times fireweed seed fluffs found utility as pillow stuffing.
Illustration by Manami Kimura
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Have Bike, Will Travel. Explore ten unique landscapes by bicycle on both sides of the border in the San Juan Islands and Gulf Islands. Peddled out? Many of these rural roads can be explored on foot as well.
1 Cycle Touring Introduction Brian Grover 5803
2 Gabriola Island Brian Grover 33768
3 The Gulf Islands Galiano Island Brian Grover 16088
4 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bodega Ridge Brian Grover 6591
5 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bluffs Park Brian Grover 7729
6 Galiano Island Hiking Trails- Mount Galiano Brian Grover 18693
7 The Gulf Islands-Mayne Island Brian Grover 20168
8 The Gulf Islands- Pender Island Brian Grover 8883
9 The Gulf Islands - Saltspring Island Brian Grover 12690
10 The Gulf Islands-Saturna Island Brian Grover 22410
11 San Juan Islands - Introduction & Access Brian Grover 4904
12 San Juan Islands-Lopez Island Brian Grover 3939
13 San Juan Islands-Shaw Island Brian Grover 5690
14 San Juan Islands-Orcas Island Brian Grover 4122
15 San Juan Islands- San Juan Island Brian Grover 4328

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