Corpus ID: 168119608

Commercial Development of Salal on South Vancouver Island

  title={Commercial Development of Salal on South Vancouver Island},
  author={Tom Hobby and Kari Dows and S. Mackenzie},
  journal={Journal of Ecosystems and Management},
  • Tom Hobby, Kari Dows, S. Mackenzie
  • Published 2010
  • Geography
  • Journal of Ecosystems and Management
  • Salal is a prolific shrub found throughout coastal British Columbia and has been used for centuries by First Nations. Salal berries were used as food, in fresh and dried form, both for subsistence and as trade goods. Although the berries are still harvested by First Nations and others, today the shrub is mainly used as floral greenery. The purpose of this extension note is to summarize the results of a case study conducted in 2005 to describe major elements of the salal industry on southern… CONTINUE READING
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