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November 2014

Friday
Nov 28
7:00 PM

'Meet and Greet' with Nathan Cullen $20

Nathan Cullen, Member of Parliament for Skeena-Bulkley Valley has been a vocal leader in the fight to stop the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline. He is travelling throughout BC to host important town hall discussions on how to protect our coast. *Meet and Greet" with Nathan Cullen Friday, November 28th 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Ti Amo Cafe, 2801 St. Johns…

Saturday
Nov 29
3:00 PM

Take Back Our Coast - Town Hall Event

Join MP Fin Donnelly at aTake Back Our Coast event with Special Guest MP Nathan Cullen Nathan Cullen, Member of Parliament for Skeena-Bulkley Valley has been a vocal leader in the fight to stop the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline. He is travelling throughout BC to host important town hall discussions on how to protect our coast. – and you’re invited….

December 2014

Saturday
Dec 6
9:00 AM

Birding with Larry along the Dykes of Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge - Dipper Quest

Join BMN member Larry Cowan and members of Nature Vancouver for a half-day outing in search of American Dippers in the Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge area. After locating a Dipper or two, the group will spend the balance of the morning travelling the Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge area in search of raptors, waterfowl, and other winter migrants. Meet at 0900 in the…

Sunday
Dec 7
9:00 AM

Christmas Bird Count for Kids

An introduction to birding skills for youth, including participating in the traditional Christmas Bird Count. Enjoy other festive activities at the Burnaby Lake Nature House.
Ages 8 to 14.
Free
9 am – 12 Noon
BURNABY LAKE REGIONAL PARK

Registration required at www.burnabylakepark.ca/christmas-bird-count.
Presented by the Burnaby Lake Park Association and Metro Vancouver.

Sunday
Dec 7
10:00 AM

Christmas at Burnaby Lake Nature House

Festive activities and refreshments in the Burnaby Lake Nature House.
4519 Piper Avenue, off Winston Street.
Presented by the Burnaby Lake Park Association.
10 am – 1 pm
BURNABY LAKE REGIONAL PARK

Sunday
Dec 7
1:00 PM

Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long at Minnekhada Lodge

An afternoon of festive fun including singalongs in front of a yule log fire and a visit from Santa.
Held in historic Minnekhada Lodge.
1 – 4 pm
MINNEKHADA REGIONAL PARK

Presented by the Minnekhada Park Association.

Tuesday
Dec 9
7:00 PM

AGM and Silent Auction

The BMN Annual General Meeting will be a very short session in which officers for the coming year will be elected. The main events at this meeting are Ian McArthur’s slide show of the ‘BMN Year in Review’ and the annual BMN Silent Auction. Available at the silent auction will be items and gift certificates donated by local businesses plus…

January 2015

Saturday
Jan 3

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…

Tuesday
Jan 13
7:30 PM

MONTHLY MEETING: Highlights of the 2014 Christmas Bird Count

At this meeting, we will have a slide show of the results of the Christmas Bird Count in the TriCities area, and how this Count’s results compare with data collected over the past 21 years. There was a photography competition as part of this year’s Count, and the submissions will be viewed and voted on. Silliest photo usually wins! In…

February 2015

Tuesday
Feb 10
7:30 PM

MONTHLY MEETING: Slideshow on 'Wildlife at the intersection of China, Vietnam, Laos and Burma'

BMN member and professional biologist Dr. Lee Harding will be our speaker this month. Lee travels extensively both for pleasure and as part of his work. He will give us a presentation describing some of the wildlife that inhabit the area where China, Vietnam, Laos and Burma meet. In the church hall of Como Lake United Church, corner of Marmont…

Friday
Feb 13

Great Backyard Bird Count February 13-16

The 18th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is coming up February 18-21. The four-day event is free and is open to bird watchers of all ages and skill levels. Participants watch birds for any length of time on one or more days of the count and enter their tallies at their website. The results provide a snapshot of the…

March 2015

Tuesday
Mar 10
7:30 PM

MONTHLY MEETING: Slideshow on 'A Peruvian Birding Adventure - Lima to the heart of the Amazon'

Our speaker this month is BMN member and expert birder, Larry Cowan. He will present a slideshow on Peru’s exotic bird life around Lima, in Peru’s endemic rich northlands, and in the lush settings of the Amazon jungle. Enjoy Humboldt Penguins south of Lima, Northern Peru’s exotic endemic hummingbird the Marvelous Spatuletail, and the canopy birds of the Amazon. We’ll…

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