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Vernon C. Brink, conservationist, researcher, educator, student of John Davidson’s and one of the two interviewees for the Botany John website, passed away on November 29, 2007, at the age of 95. The creators of this site would like to recognize Dr. Brink’s contribution, in particular his willingness to be interviewed and answer questions about John Davidson’s legacy.

UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research gratefully acknowledges the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this online presentation for the Virtual Museum of Canada.

Special recognition:

Elizabeth Rowley, who rescued John Davidson’s lantern slides from the garbage many years ago

Project coordination:

Daniel Mosquin, with the assistance of François Trahan

Research and writing:

David Brownstein (http://www.brownstein.ca), with the assistance of Stephanie Kays and Libby Coyner

Website development:

Scott McMillan, with the assistance of Daniel Mosquin

Graphic design:

Lindsay McGhee (http://www.lindsaymcghee.com/), with the assistance of Scott McMillan

Illustrations and icons:

Lindsay McGhee

Metadata:

Stephanie Kays, with the assistance of François Trahan and Libby Coyner

Data entry and scanning:

Eric La Fountaine
Michelle Curran (UBC Archives intern)
Jason Gray (UBC Herbarium)
Vincent Bélanger
Vesta Rohani

Narrative editing:

Barbara K. Adamski (http://www.barbadamski.com/)
David Brownstein

Narrative links and contextual information:

Stephanie Kays and Libby Coyner, with the assistance of David Brownstein

Audio recording and editing:

Devon Cooke
Jason Gray
Eric La Fountaine

Oral history interviewees:

Vernon (Bert) Brink
Robert Scagel
Elizabeth Rowley

Oral history interviewer

David Brownstein

Game development:

Lindsay McGhee, with the assistance of Richard Hart (http://www.ethicalentertainment.com/)

French translation:

Pascal Roussel (http://www.spiderword.com/)
Joëlle Lake
Sylvie Wampfler
François Trahan
André Cloutier (http://www.spiderword.com/)
Sophie Arthaud
Radhia Ben Alia (interviews transcripts, herbarium factsheet)
Mireille Godin
Kathleen Stillmant
Beau Brock
Kevin Kubeck

Proofreading:

Barbara K. Adamski (English)
François Trahan (French)

Teacher’s guide:

Veronica Brown

Article on Davidson’s beardtongue:

Douglas Justice

French voice narration:

Joey Lespérance, with a contribution by François Trahan

Squamish translation:

Rudy Reimer/Yumks (PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University/Squamish Nation)

Financial and human resources assistance:

Pary Mohamed
Mindy Li (UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems)
Daniel Mosquin
Fran Hannabuss
Alison Block
Hailey Pappin-Stubbs
Jodi Simkin
Barb Hsiao (UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems)

Focus group:

Judy Newton (UBC Friends of the Garden)
Nadine Diner
Jane Fulcher (former UBC Friends of the Garden)
Aleteia Greenwood (UBC Science & Engineering Library Head Librarian)
Joan Gish (UBC Friends of the Garden)
Catriona Gordon (Vancouver School Division)
Eileen Pinkerton (Nature Vancouver)

Web server assistance:

Edmund Seow (UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems)

The creators of this site would also like to acknowledge the assistance of:

Linda Jennings (UBC Herbarium)
Chris Hives (UBC Archives)
Leslie Field (UBC Archives)
Heather Johnson (City of Vancouver Archives)
Sue Bigelow (City of Vancouver Archives)
Kelly-Ann Nolin (Royal British Columbia Museum)
Luc Brouillet (Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Université de Montréal)
Marc Favreau (Translation Bureau)
Janet Mason (British Columbia Provincial Toponymist)
UBC Arts AV Sound Studio
Helen Kennedy (Honourary Research Associate, UBC Department of Botany)

Photographic, textual and sound clip contributions:

Susan McDougal: activities photographs
Andrew Haskell, The Hiking Club (http://www.hikingclub.ca/): game photographs
Rich Baldwin: activities photographs
Daniel Mosquin: activities photographs
Chris Fraser: activities photographs
Baseer Khan: activities photograph
Paul Buikema: photographs
Lindsay McGhee: photographs
David Brownstein: photograph
Ian Cummings: photograph
John Harvey (http://www.johnharveyphoto.com/): activities photographs
Monty Brigham (http://www.rmpbiological.pwo.ca/): ptarmigan sound clip
Daniel T. Blumstein, UCLA (http://www.marmotburrow.ucla.edu/): marmot sound clip
Seattle Skier @ Wikipedia: activities photograph
Bela Sivak: activities and dichotomous key photographs

Lone Pine Publishing:

Information about species in the dichotomous key are excerpted from Plants of Southern Interior British Columbia, by Roberta Parrish, Ray Coupé and Dennis Lloyd. © 1996 by the British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Lone Pine Publishing. Used by permission.

Information about species in the Mount Garibaldi activity are excerpted from Plants of Coastal British Columbia including Washington, Oregon & Alaska, by Jim Pojar and Andy MacKinnon. © 1994 by the British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Lone Pine Publishing. Used by permission.

University of Washington Press:

Thank you to the University of Washington Press and Jeanne R. Janish for allowing us to create derivatives of the following images from Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest:

Phyllodoce empetriformis
Rhododendron albiflorum
Clintonia uniflora
Lupinus arcticus
Vaccinium caespitosum
Anemone occidentalis
Erythronium grandiflorum
Saxifraga tolmiei
Chamerion latifolium
Saxifraga mertensiana
Adiantum pedatum
Polystichum lonchitis
Mimulus guttatus
Aquilegia formosa
Phlox diffusa
Veratrum viride
Opuntia fragilis
Lewisia rediviva
Chamerion angustifolium
Geranium viscossimum
Koeleria macrantha
Calochortus macrocarpus
Castilleja miniata

Province of British Columbia (images):

Thank you to the Province of British Columbia for allowing us to create derivatives of the following images from the Illustrated Flora of British Columbia:

Artemisia tridentata
Pinus ponderosa

The original images from the Illustrated Flora of British Columbia are copyright © Province of British Columbia. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission of the Province of British Columbia (http://www.ipp.gov.bc.ca).

Province of British Columbia (text):

Thank you to the Province of British Columbia for allowing us to create derivatives of text from the publication, Vascular Plants of the Black Tusk Area, Garibaldi Park: An Annotated List, by Andrew Stepniewski (1973).

The original text from Vascular Plants of the Black Tusk Area, Garibaldi Park is copyright © Province of British Columbia. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission of the Province of British Columbia (http://www.ipp.gov.bc.ca).

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