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    Richard best reported on June 18, 2021:

    "I was out and about exploring in my electric pontoon boat yesterday when I stumbled upon this grove of giant cedars - the biggest and oldest I have ever seen. They are on the south shore of the outlet of Benson Lake where it flows out into Benson River (flows into Alice Lake > Marble River, near Port Alice).

    I am hoping these trees are protected from clearcutting. What a great place for an interpretive trail. Are you aware of this grove of ancient trees? Is it protected from clearcutting? See pics attached."

    Richard Best, Nanaimo

     

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