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Beneath the Roots: Karst Rainforests

Thursday November 10

What lies beneath Vancouver Island’s old-growth rainforests? One of the lesser-known elements of this rare and fragile rainforest ecosystem is the karst limestone below its roots. These intricate ecosystems play an important role in coastal hydrology. Come discover what lies beneath the forest floor and how you can become involved in protecting our world-class karst forests. Click to RSVP!

Hosted at the University of Victoria by Charly Caproff, Karst BC/UVIC Caving Club & Sierra Club BC.

Speakers:
Martin Davis – Island Karst Research
Scott Fraser – MLA Port Alberni-Pacific Rim
Andy MacKinnon – RPF, Metchosin Councillor & Biogeoclimatic Research Ecologist
Richard Varela – Company Director, Horne Lake Caves
Mark Worthing – Forests & Biodiversity, Sierra Club BC

7:00pm
UVic Cornett Building, Room B112
WSÁNEĆ & Lekwungen Territories

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