Lübeck: Another Way of Logging
Learn what the City of Lübeck, Germany has done with a 5,000 hectare forest!
Before 1994, this forest would have been logged in the conventional method of using heavy machinery followed by replanting. But since 1994, Lübeck’s chief forester proposed a change in the way it was managed, using a new approach called “close to nature”, which was developed in cooperation with scientists and nature conservationists.
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Saturday, March 16th - 1:00 - 4:00 pm
GUIDED FOREST WALK & WOODLAND TEA
Sunday, March 24th - 1:00 pm
Saturday, March 30th 1:00 - 4:00 pm
FOREST WALK & WOODLAND TEA
Sunday, March 31st 12:00 noon - 2:30 pm
RESTORATIVE FOREST THERAPY - an Introduction
Plan Your GETAWAY!
Stay at the delightful Homestead on Quennell Lake
Winter rates now in effect!
Thinking of a GIRLS GETAWAY? Book now for your memorable experience at the Homestead. Private, serene, beautiful and with nature all around you!
Saturday and Sunday, April 6th & 7th
Sunday, April 20th - 9am - 1:00 pm
EDIBLE WILD PLANTS
Plant of the Month Salmonberry - Rubus spectabilis
Give a gift of Wildwood
Help us protect this important demonstration Ecoforest; the only one on the west coast of BC. Your donation shows that you care about the diminishing Coastal Douglas-fir and the precious flora and fauna that live here! Donate for yourself or on behalf of a loved one to the Ecoforestry Institute Society. We’ll send you an e-card to recognize your donation and the person you donated on behalf of. Just click on this button .. it’s that easy!
Protecting old growth forests and their ecosystems is rewarding and you’ll enjoy learning from our knowledgeable team at the many workshops and tours.
Join us at one or several of our work parties to groom trails, remove invasive plants, clear slash after a harvest, or garden in the native plant area around the Homestead. There’s always interesting tasks and you’ll meet a terrific group of people!
Stay at the Homestead
Winter Rates now in effect!
Let stress and tension melt away as you take in the 77 acre serenity of Wildwood. Read, paint, paddle on the lake, swim, or enjoy bird watching. There are also many artisan studios in the Yellowpoint area that you can visit, or treat yourself to spa therapies. Enjoy making your own delicious meals, or let a private chef prepare unique fare from local farmers and the forest.
Experience Forest Bathing
Looking for a restorative experience? Join us in Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing), a powerful 2-1/2 hour wellness practice conducted by Michael Timney, a registered clinical counsellor. This program begins on Sunday, January 27th and will continue each month.
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Need an inspirational and private space for your team building and strategic planning sessions? Available by the day, the Homestead is easily converted into a learning space for up to 20 people.
Contact us – we look forward to helping you plan your next team retreat.
For Your Special Event
Looking for the perfect venue for a wedding, birthday party, or other life celebration? We’ve hosted events up to 100 people. For daytime or evening gatherings, intimate or large, we can help you customize your event.
Photo by Thomas Cooper