This (flower) power couple have recorded more than 200 species in Gatineau Park

By Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen, January 26, 2018

In all the wonder of Gatineau Park, it always struck Gwynneth Evans and Tom Delsey as odd that there was so little information for visitors about what flowers grow beside the trails.

The two friends from Ottawa, both retired from Library and Archives Canada, have spent many years walking and cross-country skiing in the park.

Now, they are nearing the end of a personal project that echoes the private work of many Canadians in past generations: They have made an extensive database of what grows where, with photos, so that visitors will know what flora they are gazing at as they hike, ski or just meander through the park.

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