The Sustainable Region and Metro Vancouver Close Up - Metro Vancouver's Television ShowsThe Sustainable Region and Metro Vancouver Close Up - Metro Vancouver's Television Shows2015-08-26T07:00:00ZGP0|#0774283d-71f2-4a07-ae02-062bba6e3fd0;L0|#00774283d-71f2-4a07-ae02-062bba6e3fd0|Issue 12;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClassD50B4E23674641EB9FFA40DC2DB4913D"><div><p> <img src="/metroupdate/PublishingImages/TSRLogo.jpg" alt="" style="width:150px;padding-right:20px;float:left;" /> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/the-sustainable-region" target="_blank">The Sustainable Region</a> examines how Metro Vancouver manages growth, protects the environment, and delivers vital services to residents of our region.<br style="clear:both;"> </p><p> In this edition, a game show inspires Langley Township students with environmental learning, Surrey shows off its cycling infrastructure during Bike to Work Week, and Feeding the 5000 turns recovered food into a free lunch and a food waste lesson. <a href="http://bcove.me/uxipdeva" target="_blank">http://bcove.me/uxipdeva</a><br></p><p> <img src="/metroupdate/PublishingImages/metrocloseup-logo.jpg" alt="" style="width:150px;padding-right:20px;float:left;" /> <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/metro-vancouver-close-up" target="_blank">Metro Vancouver Close Up</a> shows how municipalities and community groups are promoting sustainability and shared regional goals. New videos are posted each month. Current videos include:<br style="clear:both;"></p><ul><li> <a href="http://bcove.me/91vbqkhn" target="_blank">International Migratory Bird Day</a> - Boundary Bay Regional Park is a major stop-over on the Pacific flyway with bird counts up to 100,000 during large migration periods. The Boundary Bay Parks Association marks the occasion with an annual Mother's Day Tea with the Birds event</li><li><a href="http://bcove.me/m3d2r4po" target="_blank">Restoring Iona Beach</a> - Iona Beach Regional Park is a typical example of the devastating damage scotch broom can inflict on a coastal sand ecosystem. </li><li><a href="http://bcove.me/xan7bm2l" target="_blank">Assessing Fire Risk</a> <a>-</a> fire danger brings immense challenges for those tasked with protecting Metro Vancouver's Regional Parks and watersheds. See how staff assess the fire risk, monitor and enforce fire bans, and tackle the demands of this unprecedented dry season.</li><li><a href="http://bcove.me/1hnahj58" target="_blank">Hatcheries</a> - Metro Vancouver Regional Parks are home to five hatcheries that produce the largest number of fry released in creeks and rivers in BC, contributing to the region's ecological health.</li></ul><p>These programs air back to back on Shaw TV4, Delta Cable 4 and Novus TV4:</p><p>Shaw TV 4: Wed 7:30pm; Sat 12:30pm; Mon 3:30pm; Tues 11pm<br> NVTV4: Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri at 8:30pm; Tues, Thurs, Sat at 9am & 3:30pm<br> Delta TV: Sun/Mon at 8am & 2pm; Mon-Fri at 11:30am</p><p>And they are always available <a href="/media-room/video-gallery/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">online</a>.</p></div></div>0