While during a walk through the Blaauw Eco Forest, just off 84th Avenue near Glenn Valley, we noticed a tree with a ‘locked down’ chamber.
Nearby, an information panel gave a backgrounder on how hollow chambers in the black cottonwood trees are used by bears and small mammals for their hibernation times.
Off course, we knew that bears and some small mammals hibernate but did not realize that these creatures in Glen Valley protect their abodes with ‘doors’.
Albert van der Heide, Langley
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