Event Calendar

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February 2017

Thursday
Feb 23
7:00 PM

Community Dialogue #1: The Environment

This event will include conversations about Kinder Morgan, wild salmon and climate change with guest speakers Ben West (Tanker Free BC), Dave Scott (RainCoast Conservation Foundation) and Anjali Appaduri (West Coast Environmental Law). Hosted by Rick Glumac (Port Moody City Councillor and NDP candidate for Port Moody-Coquitlam).. Held at the Old Mill Boathouse, 2715 Esplanade St, Port Moody. For more…

Friday
Feb 24
6:30 PM

Tri-Cities Force of Nature Pub Night Fundraiser

This pub night is hosted by the Tri-Cities Force of Nature group to raise money for Indigenous legal challenges to the Kinder-Morgan pipeline. Held at Roo’s Public House, 2962 Christmas Way, Coquitlam. Tickets are $22.

For more info and to purchase tickets, please click here

From 6:30 pm-10:00 pm
Saturday
Feb 25
10:00 AM

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Nestbox Cleaning and Maintenance in the Widgeon Reserve Park

This event offers a rare opportunity to visit a regional-park-in-waiting. We often see swans out on the water and a sunny day will provide inspiring views of Golden Ears and the Widgeon area. We will meet in the Quarry Road parking lot for Minnekhada Regional Park and carpool from there. Because access is through a locked gate, we must all…

Sunday
Feb 26
9:00 AM

HIKE: Colony Farm & Lower Riverview Lands $9

This is a hike sponsored by the City of Coquitlam. Registration (582165) and signed waiver form is required. This hike will take in the old field habitat of Colony Farm, the wetlands by the Coquitlam River, and some of the heritage trees of the Riverview Lands. Time will be taken to enjoy nature as we hike along. Roundtrip distance is…

Monday
Feb 27
5:00 PM

Public Open House on Andres Wine Site in PoMo

As part of the City of Port Moody’s formal planning process, planners of the Andres Wine site will be hosting a Public Information Meeting. This is an opportunity to view their proposed concept for Westport Village, and will be a valuable opportunity for the City to hear your thoughts on the proposal. For details, please click here. Drop in: 5pm…

March 2017

Saturday
Mar 4
9:00 AM

BMN HIKE: South Port Coquitlam Loop

To start the 2017 hiking season, we will hike on the best day of the year to go for a hike (march forth). We will do a loop of the Citadel Heights area, taking in the Fraser River, Colony Farm, Brown Creek, and the Pitt River. There will also be a chance to see views of mountains to the east….

Sunday
Mar 5
9:00 AM

HIKE: High Knoll $6

This is a hike sponsored by the City of Coquitlam. Registration (582160) and signed waiver form is required. This hike will be in Minnekhada Regional Park in north eastern Coquitlam. This park has an abundance of wildlife and the hike will cover most of the trails. The highlight of the day will be a short but steep walk to the…

Sunday
Mar 5
1:30 PM

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Nestbox Cleaning and Maintenance at Minnekhada Park

Our last half-day of cleaning and maintaining nest boxes. Meet in the Quarry Road parking lot. Note the early afternoon start-time. Please contact Victoria (604-937-5379 or svotton at gmail dot com) or sign up at the February club meeting. Dress for the weather and bring work gloves.

Thursday
Mar 9
7:00 PM

Educational Session: Getting Ready for the Hiking Season $9

This is an event sponsored by the City of Coquitlam. Registration (582166) is required. Come out and enjoy an evening of slides while learning about local places to hike and how to be prepared. Do you know what ten essential items you should have in your pack? Ian McArthur will present slides of hikes in Coquitlam and other local areas….

Saturday
Mar 11
10:00 AM

Free Nature Walk at Maplewood with Al Grass

Legendary Lower Mainland Naturalist Al Grass hosts a free, guided nature walk at the Conservation Area at Maplewood Flats. Please join him for What is for Dinner?: Maplewood’s Raptors. 10am-12noon. Meet at the Meet & Greet Hut.

Maplewood Flats, located at 2645 Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver.

Tuesday
Mar 14
7:30 PM

MONTHLY MEETING: 'More Than the Big-5: A Naturalist's Tour of Southern Africa'

At our March meeting, retired professor and naturalist Bruce Brandhorst will present a slideshow describing his recent tour of Southern Africa. This part of the world is famous for lions, leopards, hippos, rhinos and elephants, but there is much much more of interest here. In the church hall of Como Lake United Church, corner of Marmont Avenue and King Albert…

Saturday
Mar 18
10:00 AM

'Nature Day' at Amsterdam Greenhouses

Amsterdam Nurseries in Pitt Meadows holds its 19th annual Nature Day and Native Plant Sale. Community groups are invited to attend with displays; BMN will be there with our NEWish Naturescape display on lawn alternatives. Event runs from 10 am – 4 pm. Located on Dewdney Trunk just before Harris Road in Pitt Meadows. For more info (available soon), click…

April 2017

Tuesday
Apr 11
7:30 PM

MONTHLY MEETING: Guest Speaker Ron Long on Human & Natural History of Chile

Ron Long is a regular guest speaker to our Club. He is a retired professional photographer from SFU’s dept of Biological Sciences and has a keen interest in plants. He has travelled to Chile twice to photograph the plants and wildlife that have evolved in this spectacular landscape. Ron is past-president of the Native Plant Society of BC. In the…

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