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There is a BIG Tree Registry
There's also a UBC Website Gallery
There's our Post on Vancouver Landscape Resources 41 Trees (2011)
Vancouver Island Big Trees with Champion Tree Society
Maybe the trees in the article aren't actually the biggest of their kind. One story I heard was that when representatives of the Champion Tree Society went to verify the size of a candidate for biggest Sitka spruce (somewhere in Washington, I think), there was initial disappointment that the specimen was somewhat smaller than the biggest spruce known. Then they just happened to find a vine maple nearby: four feet in diameter! Lucky or what?*******************************
Are you longing to go back to Metro Vancouver's ROOTS, the Burke Mountain Naturalists (BMN) have Walk Events like this recently one:
First Spring Walking Tour of Riverview's TreesJust in time to catch this one on the fly:
Join the Riverview Horticultural Centre Society for their first tree tour of 2014. This is an ideal season to view the architectural structure of the deciduous trees before they come out in full leaf. Walks are led by a volunteer arborist, and last about two hours, depending on weather and walkers’ preference. Free. Dress for the weather, and wear comfy…
Birds in Focus – Photography Workshop
This workshop explores basic to advanced photography skills, techniques, digital aspects, equipment, places to go and more. Bring camera for practice in the park – captive raptors may be present.
Cammidge House, BOUNDARY BAY REGIONAL PARK
Sunday, March 30 | 9 am – 1 pm
Min 6 – Max 20
Registration required, phone 604-432-6359.