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Forest Friend (for-ist frend) n. Elfin being of Ontario woodlands, known for environmental consciousness and earth-based spirituality

Since ancient times the Forest Friends have recognized the interdependence of all lifeforms, thus they understand that to live in Harmony with the Earth, with the Others, and within their own community is essential for their survival, balance, and joy of living.  Their nature-based wisdom has important messages for our fast-paced technological age.


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Among the many varieties of tree fungus is the hoof fungus which, in our area, is readily found on dead and decaying silver birch trees. Since it dries hard and odor-free, and takes a finish beautifully, it has long been one of the materials I gather for my Forest Friends. Check in tomorrow and the following days to see what these fungi become.. ... See MoreSee Less

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