Repost from their Instagtam. Be sure to check the out at https://skwalwen.com/ Throw back to a happy day harvesting nettle, saskies (salmonberry shoots) and horsetail last spring with my little loves ♥️.This year we’re planting lots of indigenous plant foods and medicines into our garden. This will allow us to access these plants while reducing … Continue reading Squamish Nation Business: Sḵwálwen Botanicals
I found out about four or five years ago that I have hypothyroidism, meaning that I have an under active thyroid. Which isn't really a serious condition, but it does impact my daily life. I was on Synthroid for a while but I haven't been on it in a long time and I seemed to … Continue reading Revitalization of Plant Medicines and Foods
I've been thinking about the forests a lot lately. Since attending the opening ceremony for the "We Carry Our Ancestors" exhibit and hearing St'at'imc knowledge and experience from Dr. Lorna Williams. Then spending some quiet time at the exhibit, singing along to the berry picking song playing from a video. Hearing the words of Lorna, … Continue reading Múc and the Importance of Old Growth Forests
Learn about the creatures of the night! The Pemberton Wildlife Association, in partnership with Stewardship Pemberton Society, are hosting two upcoming educational walks. Join registered biologists for the 'One Mile Lake Owl & Bat Prowl' to learn about the natural history of owls and bats, efforts to conserve these species in Pemberton and how to be … Continue reading One Mile Lake Owl and Bat Prowl: Educational walks with the PWA and SPS, Wednesdays, July 10 and 24, 8:15pm
Back by Popular Demand, on Sunday, September 30, Stewardship Pemberton (with the support of the Sitka Foundation) hosts a family-friendly field trip to the Upper Lillooet River Valley to celebrate BC Rivers Day. The adventure begins with a guided tour in the Upper Lillooet River valley, touring the Mount Meager landslide, the largest ever recorded … Continue reading Field trip to Mt Meager, September 30 10am – 2pm
What do sunburns, travel pictures and invasive species have in common? They are all things you could bring back from your summer vacation if you are not careful! Invasive aquatic plants and organisms can travel on boats, trailers, SUP’s, kayaks, fishing gear, and bait buckets. It is paramount that you thoroughly clean, drain, and … Continue reading Do you Clean, Drain, Dry? A guest post from the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council
If you're one of those people, like my beloved, who can't really enjoy nature without having a rake in your hand (how many trail walks have turned into frantic raking exercise?!?!?!), then the Village of Pemberton's latest initiative, to tackle those sons of beaches pooping up our favourite beach, will be right up your alley. … Continue reading Grab a rake, and win a free paddle board session!
It's official. Veronica Woodruff is the first, and only, guestagrammer so far, to post a photo of herself holding a snake. There's a challenge for you, nature lovers. https://www.instagram.com/p/BjGCcqulod4/?taken-by=thewellnessalmanac From the photos of her week, out in our wild backyard, it is apparent that this woman is never happier than when she's holding a toad, … Continue reading Spring Peeper aka pacific chorus frog says hello, and thanks to Veronica Woodruff for her takeover
How do we co-habitate? Find out, at this free workshop at the Pemberton Community Centre, presented by the Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative.
via the SLRD's Zero Waste team Huge kudos to the Pemberton Wildlife Association, the SLRD - Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, Lil'wat First Nation (who donated an excavator and operator) and the 17 amazing volunteers who came out to help clean up a long standing illegal dump site along the Green River in the Village of Pemberton. … Continue reading Shout out to the volunteers for cleaning up the illegal dump zone at Green River FSR