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FIR tree resin
Across the territory where the balsam fir can be found, be it from east-central Canada starting in the centre of Alberta to the end of the Maritimes, or the northeastern United States and along the Great Lakes, everyone can harvest balsam fir tree resin. Throughout the territory Fir Tree Gum of the North will accompany you.
Did you know?
Better known as a "Christmas tree”, the balsam fir is called "Annedda" in Amerindian. Jacques Cartier called it the "tree of life". Here’s why:
The terrible winter of 1536 ....
Harvesting balsam fir resin 101
An experienced lumberjack standing before a conifer will tell you with a quick glance from 20 metres away if it is a balsam fir. But for somebody who has grown up in a concrete jungle, the task is a little more challenging…