We've all heard of Poison Ivy, the notorious vine that leaves those in contact with blisters, a rash, and painful itchiness. Yet, there are three other plants in BC with far less awareness and potentially worse impacts - the Devil's Club, Giant Hogweed, and Spurge Laurel.
We asked our social media communities to send us their favourite books (about nature) to bring when you visit us at Loon Lake. We were blown away at the volume of answers but also the similarity. The number one ‘The Hidden Life of Trees’ was recommended by almost 25% of all respondents, followed by the next 4 popular recommendations.
Here at Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre, health and wellness is at our core. Tucked in the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest on the edge of Loon Lake, we’re surrounded by nature and all of its bounty. Beyond being a healthy and inspiring meeting location, our chef works individually with each group to create healthy, customized menus that help contribute to increased productivity, positive employee morale and overall well-being.
Located in the Coast Mountains, about 60 kilometres from Maple Ridge, sits the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest, home to the Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre. What guests of the Loon Lake Lodge may not be aware of, however is the storied history of research, innovation, partnership and passion that lies in the forest.