Monthly Archives: November 2015

Big Leaf Maples

Published on November 5, 2015 under Uncategorized
The Big Leaf Maple has been known as the 'paddle tree' to the Lakwungen First Nations people of Vancouver because its wood is used to make paddles, oars and also spindle wheels. Who knew? -- I didn't until recently, though I've walked past and marveled at the very large leaves for a long time.  The trees are abundant in the…
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