Event Calendar

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October 2016

Oct 29
9:00 AM

BMN HIKE: Coquitlam Lake View Trail

In recent years club members have realigned a portion of the Lake View Trail and also built new trail to a slightly higher and much more favourable viewpoint. On this moderate hike we will have an opportunity to see what they’ve done and, if the weather allows, enjoy the new lookout’s stunning views of Coquitlam Lake and Eagle Ridge. Roundtrip…

Oct 29
1:00 PM

Former Barnet Landfill Site Public Consultation - PoMo

Port Moody’s Mayor and Council plan to relocate the current Works Yard to the former Barnet Landfill site, and invite residents to participate in a public consultation process and to provide feedback. An Open House hosted by the City will be held at City Hall (in the Galleria) from 1-4PM on Saturday, October 29, 2016. Can’t make the open house?…

November 2016

Nov 5
9:00 AM

Birding with Larry at Deboville Slough & Minnekhada Regional Park

Join leader Larry Cowan and members of Nature Vancouver for this half-day birding field trip to DeBoville Slough/Minnekhada RP. The area is home to many over wintering species with waterfowl in the sloughs, ponds and river with the chance of raptors over the fields. Meet in the parking lot adjacent to the washroom facilities at Cedar & Victoria Drs. in…

Nov 5
9:45 AM

Shoreline Park planting of native species and ivy removal

Want to help restore habitat along Shoreline Trail in Port Moody? Come out on Saturday NOVEMBER 5th from 9.45am-1pm to plant native species and free the forest from English Ivy. This event is brought to you by the Lower Mainland Green Team in collaboration with the City of Port Moody. For more information, meeting spot and to sign up click…

Nov 6
8:30 AM

BMN HIKE: Burnaby Mountain and Horizons Restaurant Brunch

Join us for a not so well known moderate hike just outside the TriCities’ border. We will travel in a loop starting from the Barnet Highway and heading west and up more than 500 stairs to SFU where we will join the Trans Canada Trail heading east and return west via the Cougar Creek Trail and Barnet Trail. Views of…

Nov 8
7:30 PM

MONTHLY MEETING: BMN Bat Monitoring Studies and More!

This is a special Members’ Night meeting with presentations by our members. The main presentation will be given by John Saremba who will describe BMN’s bat monitoring activities and findings in local parks. Colin Godwin will give a short presentation on his personal research on snow fleas. In the church hall of Como Lake United Church, corner of Marmont Avenue…

Nov 13
11:00 AM

Hyde Creek Salmon Festival

This is the 17th year of celebrating of the returning salmon to Hyde Creek. BMN will be there with our displays and children’s puzzles at this very popular (indoor) event. Hosted by the Hyde Creek Watershed Society and held at the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre, 1379 Laurier Ave, Port Coquitlam. This is the last local community event of the season…

Nov 19
12:00 PM

Rally opposing Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

Prime Minister Trudeau’s decision on Kinder Morgan will be announced in December. The group Climate Convergence Metro Vancouver is organizing a mass mobilization on November 19th to Stop Kinder Morgan’s pipeline on November 19th at noon at Vancouver City Hall. For more info, see Climate Convergence’s facebook page.

December 2016

Dec 17

Audubon Christmas Bird Count in our Area

Mark your calendars: the date has been finalized for BMN’s portion of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count. In 1900, an American ornithologist asked people across North America to head out on Christmas Day to count birds (instead of shooting them, as was the tradition) and submit the results as the first “Christmas Bird Census.” The CBC is now conducted in…

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