Huckleberry Crop Ripening Late

Berry crop weeks late in ripening

Pique newsmagazine

By Michael Allen

In the Whistler area, Vaccinium berries – huckleberries and blueberries – are roughly five weeks behind, which means as we near mid-September there is no high elevation berry crop.

The highest elevation at which bears are now berry feeding (Sept. 9) is 4,200 ft, that’s usually where bears are berry feeding in late July and early August. …



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