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September 2014

Tuesday
Sep 23
4:30 PM

Vision for Riverview – Third Open House Dates

Be part of the Vision for Riverview – Third Open House Dates Please join us for our third open house for the Riverview Lands Vision Process. See your ideas for Riverview come alive at the upcoming community Co-Design workshops. • Hear peoples’ desires for the future life of Riverview at a brainstorming session. • Participate in a group with an…

Saturday
Sep 27

O.W.L. Birds of Prey at Backyard Bird Store in PoMo

As part of the Backyard Bird Centre’s annual celebration, it will host human and feathered representatives from the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (OWL). Cameras are welcome. From 10am-2pm.

Saturday
Sep 27
6:30 AM

CLUB HIKE: Elfin Lakes & Columnar Peak

This moderate to moderately strenuous hike will take us back to an area we visited in 2005. Once again we will brave the crowds and visit what is by any standards a truly magnificent place. We will visit Elfin Lakes, which are set at the end of an open ridge with breathtaking views of Mt. Garibaldi and Mamquam Mountain. Although…

Saturday
Sep 27
10:00 AM

Vision for Riverview – Third Open House Dates

Be part of the Vision for Riverview – Third Open House Dates Please join us for our third open house for the Riverview Lands Vision Process. See your ideas for Riverview come alive at the upcoming community Co-Design workshops. • Hear peoples’ desires for the future life of Riverview at a brainstorming session. • Participate in a group with an…

Sunday
Sep 28
10:00 AM

BC 'Rivers and Trails Festival' in Port Coquitlam

Celebrate our magnificent rivers at the Port Coquitlam Rivers & Trails Festival at Lions Park (on the banks of the Coquitlam River). BMN will be there with our displays and childrens’ puzzles along with other groups. There will be activities in in two locations: Lions Park from 10 am – 2 pm and Peace Park from 12 – 4 pm….

Sunday
Sep 28
3:00 PM

HIKE: Coquitlam River $5.00 FULL

This hike is full, but you can put your name on a waiting list. This is a hike sponsored by the City of Coquitlam. Registration (489740) and signed waiver form is required. To celebrate World Rivers Day, a member of the Burke Mountain Naturalists will guide a trip along the Coquitlam River. Time will be taken to explain how nature…

October 2014

Wednesday
Oct 1
6:00 PM

Vancouver Aquarium: Symposium on Debris Resulting from the Japanese Earthquake

Join the Vancouver Aquarium and the Japan Environmental Action Network for the North American Symposium on Tsunami Debris. Non-governmental organizations, concerned citizens and government groups that are working together to clean up marine debris—including Tsunami debris—along the west coast of North America are giving updates on tsunami debris efforts in Canada and the US. For more information and to register,…

Saturday
Oct 4
9:00 AM

Volunteer Opportunity: Knotweed removal @ DeBoville Slough

The Friends of DeBoville Slough will be conducting their final Japanese Knotweed control work party for 2014 on Saturday, October 4th from 9am til noon. Come on out and enjoy a morning of good exercise and camaraderie while helping the environment. Meet at the kiosk on the north side of DeBoville Slough. Wear sturdy footwear and dress for the weather…

Saturday
Oct 4
1:00 PM

HIKE: Eagle Ridge Lower Slopes $5.00

This is a hike sponsored by the City of Coquitlam. Registration (489742) and signed waiver form is required. A member of the Burke Mountain Naturalists will guide a trip uphill of the homes on Westwood Plateau and into the forest of Eagle Ridge. The group will travel through the upper reaches of Noons Creek and stopping at some viewpoints overlooking…

Sunday
Oct 5
12:00 PM

Ioco Ghost Town Day

Celebrate a unique community—the heritage site that was once the Imperial Oil Company town on the north shore of Burrard Inlet. Enjoy a community fair atmosphere with Vintage Cars on tour, The Rebel Haunt Theatre troupe performing through out the event and plenty for families to see and participate in! And it’s FREE!! Lawn Bowling Green, Ioco Townsite. From noon…

Sunday
Oct 5
1:00 PM

Free Guided Walk among the Trees at Riverview

This is the last tree tour of the season. The tour will last about two hours, depending on weather and walkers’ preference. Dress for the weather, and wear comfy shoes or boots. Walks go rain or shine. Dogs on leash are welcome. To view a two page summary of the history of Riverview, please click here. For more information, see…

Saturday
Oct 11
9:00 AM

Birding at Colony Farm Regional Park

Join Larry Cowan and members of Nature Vancouver for a morning of birding.

Meet in the parking lot at the end of Colony Farm Road off the Lougheed Highway in Coquitlam at 9 am.

Short-eared owls and Anna’s hummers are possibilites.

Tuesday
Oct 14
7:30 PM

MONTHLY MEETING: Dr. Rob Butler describes his 'Voyage to the Salish Sea'

Scientist, ornithologist, author, artist and BMN member Rob Butler is our guest speaker this month. One of Rob’s recent projects is a film due out in 2015 called Three Waters, a documentary examining cultural connections to the natural world. At this BMN meeting, Rob will give us a slide presentation describing his 2013 journey on the Salish Sea that is…

Saturday
Oct 18
8:00 AM

CLUB HIKE: Burke South Summit & Pika Peak

This moderate to difficult hike is a must for keen hikers in the Tri-cities. We will travel on old logging roads through splendid second growth forest and then on trails to experience the old growth of Burke Mountain. We will hear some of the history while enjoying the many waterfalls along this trail. Once most of our elevation is gained,…

Sunday
Oct 19
11:00 AM

Salmon-Come-Home Festival in Coquitlam

The Hoy Creek Fish Hatchery celebrates the return of BC’s favourite fish with fishy activities including salmon viewing, children’s crafts and music. BMN will be at this annual celebration with our display and children’s puzzles along with many other volunteers and local stewardship groups. Dress for the weather. Festival runs from 11 am – 3 pm. Location is around the…

Saturday
Oct 25
9:00 AM

HIKE: Mundy Park & the Riverview Forest $5.00

This is a hike sponsored by the City of Coquitlam. Registration (489741) and signed waiver form is required. A member of the Burke Mountain Naturalists will guide a trip through the forest, lake, & wetland areas of the well known Mundy Park and the not so well known forest and streams of the Riverview Forest. Time will be taken to…

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