Spring Tour

We count it a privilege to host tours on the Research Forest.

Hugo, Gary and Mike
Hugo, Gary and Mike

Hugo Asselin from the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue along with Gary Wilson of UNBC came out for a tour and snow show through the Forest.  Hugo haSocial and Aboriginal Forestry, Forest Ecology, Paleoecology, Dendrochronology, Anthracology

Carnivorous Plants of BC

Sundew — Drosera anglica

A little known fact – Northern BC has carnivorous plants!   Sundews attract, capture, and then digest their victims … ok their victims are small insects and not large mammals so we have nothing to fear from them.     I never knew about them until a curious student from UNBC went looking.   From James Jones, here is an introduction to his work

My research at the Aleza Lake Research Forest consists of two-fold approaches to examining the ecology of Sundews native to British Columbia, Canada (Drosera rotundifolia L. and Drosera anglica Huds.). Continue reading Carnivorous Plants of BC