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Knowing the natural environment that surrounds you and your patients is important in understanding how our environment influences our health and wellbeing. 

For example, in 2016, a three-year-old Victoria boy died after ingesting this type of mushroom. Name the world’s most poisonous mushroom now growing in BC?

Spider bites are often misdiagnosed. There are 5 species of black widow spiders in North America, north of Mexico. Name the species found in BC.

If your employment includes working in our BC mountains, you may come across 3 plants that are defined as “hazardous” by Worksafe BC. Name these 3 plants.

Leave your answers in the comment section below!

Have a great weekend,


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