It includes a range of unusual fruits, things which most of us would only think of growing for their ornamental value, such as Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas), salmon berry
(Rubus spectabilis), medlar (Mespilus germanica) and autumn olive (Elaeagnus sp.
It will take centuries, if not millennia, for the Dyerville Giant to decompose and donate its nutrients to lichens, mosses, sword ferns, lady ferns, redwood sorrel, trillium, salmon berry
, tanoak, California laurel, chipmunks, squirrels, deer, porcupines, bobcats, spotted owls, thrushes, wrens, warblers, and future redwood giants.
Anchorage-based Salmon Berry Tours offers several winter tours, including snowmachining, helicopter trips and dog sledding experiences.
Dog sledding is our most popular winter tour," said Candice McDonald, owner of Salmon Berry Tours.