Cariboo Blades
Handmade Working Art
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Isolated in the 'Working Forest', British Columbia

Forest fires, Living in the bush, Living off the grid, The boreal forest, Wildfire

We came here in 1997 to make art. 40 acres surrounded by “crown” land.

We’ve never had a phone here. When we move the outhouse we plant an apple tree.

In the working forest free range cows rule.

Crown Land

Crown Land

….and the lumber mills run the forest.

Honey Bees

Honey Bees

We had honey bees here for almost 4 years. Every year there was loss. Finally when they didn’t come home we stopped trying.

One benefit to living here is just seeing how crazy people treat the evironment,

https://vanderhoofonline.com/is-aerial-spraying-of-herbicides-impacting-wildfires-wildlife-and-berries/

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We depend on each other.

Scott, Aki and Kai

 prescribed forest practice.

prescribed forest practice.

CBC Article on Sunday, November 18, 2018, 2:09 PM -

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/it-blows-my-mind-how-b-c-destroys-a-key-natural-wildfire-defence-every-year-1.4907358

Last year, 12,812 hectares of B.C. forest was sprayed with the herbicide glyphosate. It's an annual event — a mass extermination of broad leaf trees mandated by the province.

The Boreal Forest

The Boreal Forest