Category: Field Notes

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The Spiritual Value of Pine Trees

Reflections on the historical and sacred value of white pine

Verena Kulak / September 24, 2018
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Construction of the Bruce Trail

Serving as trail director, Philip Gosling was instrumental in building the Bruce Trail (the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada) in the early 1960’s. Here he discusses how one trip into the woods led to a life long commitment to protect the environment.

Philip Gosling / July 14, 2017
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Notes from the Congo (Brazzaville)

Réka Komáromi, a freelance ethnobotanist based in Berlin, Germany recounts her time spent with a traditional practitioner from Sounda Village, Congo (Brazzaville).

Reka Komaromi / July 14, 2017
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Trees ‘N’ Traits: Cedars and “Resilience”

Neil Baldwin explores the extent to which our temperament might embody characteristics of certain tree species.

Neil Baldwin / November 3, 2016