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Oregon Grape
Looking much like tiny concord grapes on a holly bush, the intensely sour fruit of the Oregon grape is loaded with Vitamin C. Munch them directly from the bush for a surefire pucker or render them into sugar-loaded jelly for a more palatable treat. Traditionally Oregon grape berries were mashed with other, sweeter berries to enhance their flavour. The inner bark of both stems and roots was a source of brilliant yellow dye during pre-European times. The source of the colour, an alkaloid called berberine, is known to possess antibiotic properties that are still used to combat both internal and external infections. An extract concocted from the roots is used by modern-day herbalists to correct a wide range of liver, kidney and urinary tract problems.
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Sea Kayaking
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Sea Kayaking by bus? What a concept! All of these wilderness paddle routes are accessible using existing public transportation infrastructure. What better way to enjoy the wilderness than to reduce your impact on it? The whole gamut of trips is included: from simple one day excursions to week-long -- or longer -- expeditions.
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1 Sea Kayaking Brian Grover 4496
2 Indian Arm Brian Grover 11038
3 Howe Sound Introduction Brian Grover 4039
4 Bowen Island Circumnavigation Brian Grover 6549
5 Howe Sound Exploration Brian Grover 9537
6 Sechelt Inlet Brian Grover 10198
7 Skookumchuck Introduction Brian Grover 4773
8 Princess Louisa Inlet Brian Grover 7931
9 Jervis Inlet Brian Grover 7212
10 Nelson Island Circumnavigation Brian Grover 11064
11 Hotham Sound Loop Brian Grover 6601
12 Clayoquot Sound Brian Grover 4089
13 Meares Island Circumnavigation Brian Grover 13978
14 Hot Springs Cove Brian Grover 6712
15 Trincomali Channel Brian Grover 8439
16 Desolation Sound Brian Grover 11311
 

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