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February 02 to June 01 - Creative Cafe
Event Time1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Feb 2, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014
1st Sunday of the month
Event LocationMeet at Minnekhada Lodge
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Join the Minnekhada Park Association for creative activities, and discover the park's natural and cultural history.
February 15 to May 17 - Trail Troupers: Nature Walk for Kids
Event Time10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Feb 15, 2014 to May 17, 2014
Event LocationPacific Spirit Regional Park (Check pspsevents.blogspot.ca for meeting place)
Contact InformationPacific Spirit Youth Committee
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Join the Pacific Spirit Youth Committee for a free nature walk.  Each walk is held at a new location on different forest themes. Parents must accompany children. Dress warm, bring your kids, and be prepared to discover! For more information or to be added to our Parent Mailing List, email us at pspyouth@gmail.com
February 15 to May 17 - Trail Troupers: Nature Walks for Kids
Event Time10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Feb 15, 2014 to May 17, 2014
Event LocationFor monthly updates and meeting spots: pspseventsblogspot.ca
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Join the Pacific Spirit Park Youth Committee for a free nature walk.  Parents must accompany children.
April 12 to May 10 - Colony Farm Bird Banding Family Day
Event Time8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Apr 12, 2014 to May 10, 2014
April 12th & May 10th
Event LocationColony Farm Regional park
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Visit the Banding Station to learn about monitoring migratory birds and the importance of conservation efforts.  Weather permitting; check www.birdvancouver.com
Presented by the Vancouver Avian Research Centre.
April 27 - Goodbye Chums
Event Time11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Apr 27, 2014
Event LocationMeet at Bell-Irving Hatcher on 256th Street, south of Dewdney Trunk Road.
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Informtion 604-530-4983
Presented by Metro Vancouver and Kanaka Education and Environmental Partnership Society.
April 27 - Stories along the Trail
Event Time1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Apr 27, 2014
Event LocationSalish Trail and 16th Avenue
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Many beings in the forest are rarely seen. Come hear about a chimera -- a mythical animal -- who meets these mysterious creatures as it searches for its own home. Listen to costumed storytellers as you walk a 2 km-loop trail and just wait till you find out what that chimera looks like! It’s free, fun and suitable for all ages.
April 30 - Delta Heritage Air Park Management Committee meeting
Event Time7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Apr 30, 2014
Event LocationRAA Clubhouse, Delta Heritage Air Park
south end of 104th Street, Delta
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604-224-5739
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The public is invited to attend. Those who are interested in making a presentation must arrive 15 minutes before the start of the meeting.
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May 03 - Fresh Air Hikes: Diez Vistas
Event Time10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
May 3, 2014
Event LocationBelcarra Regional Park
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Walk through the forest to the spectacular view of Belcarra and Indian Arm Fjord.  A challenging hike up Buntzen Ridge with several long, steep sections.
Barcode 5588
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May 10 - International Migratory Bird Day
Event Time9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
May 10, 2014
Event LocationColony Farm Regional Park
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Birding walks at 9 am and a history tour at 11 am.  Enjoy displays and kid's activities.
Information 604-520-6442
Hosted by the Colony Farm Park Association
May 10 - Salmon Send-off
Event Time11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
May 10, 2014
Event LocationMeet at hatchery, 96th Ave entrance west of 168th.
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Presented by the Serpentine Enhancement Society with Metro Vancouver
May 11 - International Migratory Bird Day
Event Time12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
May 11, 2014
Event LocationCammidge House
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Join us for a Mother's Day Tea with the Birds. There will be presentations, displays, guided walks and, of course, tea. It's all free.
May 17 - Forest Fairy Gathering
Event Time11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
May 17, 2014
Event LocationMeet at the Burnaby Lake Nature House, 4519 Piper Avenue off Winston Street
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Visit the "Fairy Market" for supplies to construct your own fiary home and enjoy free face painting.  Fairy attire welcome.
May 18 - Wilderness at your Doorstep
Event Time11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
May 18, 2014
Event Locationnear BC Mills House
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Check out cool artifacts from the logging and mining days of Lynn Valley. Chat with volunteers. Sign out a family-friendly Discovery Pack and go explore!
May 22 - 10 km Trail Running Series
Event Time6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
May 22, 2014
Event LocationPitt River Greenway
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$5 if you register in person at Peninsula Runners, #1-20349 88 Avenue, Langley, BC
$8 if you register online (www.metrovancouveronline.org) using the 4 digit barcode (5704)
$10 drop-in
See meeting locations at www.metrovancouveronline.org
Brought to you by Peninsula Runners and Metro Vancouver.
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May 27 - Sustainability Community Breakfast
Event Time7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
May 27, 2014
Event LocationBritish Columbia Institute of Technology
555 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Contact InformationInformation CentreMetro Vancouver
604-432-6200
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details to come
June
June 01 - Coho Bon Voyage
Event Time11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jun 1, 2014
Event LocationTerminal Creek Hatchery
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Join this annual Bowen Island salmon celebration. Release young salmon, take a guided tour of the Terminal Creek Fish Hatchery and discover the ecological importance of the salmon life cycle. Information: www.bowenhatchery.org.  Presented in partnership with the Bowen Island Fish & Wildlife Club.
June 11 - Casual Birding Walks
Event Time8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Jun 11, 2014
Event LocationMeet at Cammidge House in Boundary Bay Regional Park
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Check out shorebirds, waterfowl, raptors and more on this 2.5 hour bird watching amble.  Bring binoculars.
Free, drop-in
June 17 - Burns Bog Ecological Conservancy Area Scientific Advisory Panel meeting
Event Time3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Jun 17, 2014
Event LocationMetro Vancouver Regional Parks West Area Office
#130 - 1200 West 73rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC
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604-224-5739
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Scientific Advisory Panel meeting
June 19 - Sustainability Community Breakfast
Event Time7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Jun 19, 2014
Event LocationBritish Columbia Institute of Technology
555 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Contact InformationInformation CentreMetro Vancouver
604-432-6200
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Details to come.
June 21 - Colony Farm Bird Banding Family Day
Event Time8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jun 21, 2014
Event LocationColony Farm Regional Park
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Visit the Banding Station to learn about monitoring migratory birds and the importance of conservation efforts.  Weather permitting; check www.birdvancouver.com
Presented by the Vancouver Avian Research Centre.
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