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Making HistoryMaking History<div class="ExternalClass5EAC0913C6F948389F8ED7CFE87F5A1D"><p>Kanaka Creek Watershed Stewardship Centre Open Houses<br></p><p>Check out displays and presentations. Tour indoor and outdoor learning spaces including the Bell-Irving Hatchery, “Roof to Creek” stormwater management system, and wetlands.<br><br>People have been hunting and gathering at Kanaka Creek for thousands of years, long before the recent arrival of the Hawaiian Kanaka people and European settlers. Learn about the history of this fascinating watershed.<br><br>Presented by Kanaka Education & Environmental Partnership Society<br><br>All ages<br>Free, drop by anytime<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/22862/25/2024 7:00:00 PM2/25/2024 10:00:00 PMKanaka Creek Regional Park
Piper Spit Bird CountPiper Spit Bird Count<div class="ExternalClassFFCC3683EB894F4EBBE8F44E97BE621C"><p>​Whether you’re just getting to know the birds in your backyard or are on the lookout for rarities, grab your binoculars and join a park interpreter to watch the seasonal changes of birds at Burnaby Lake.<br><br>Ages 15+<br>Free<br>Registration required</p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23313/12/2024 4:00:00 PM3/12/2024 6:00:00 PMBurnaby Lake Regional Park
Beaver WatchBeaver Watch<div class="ExternalClassE4F558276F7B45FFB441BF278E0428D4"><p>​Beavers are amazing creatures. Try to spot one as it goes about its nightly work.</p><p>Ages 6+<br>Registration required<br>$10 per adult, $5 per child/youth/adult 65+<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23123/16/2024 1:00:00 AM3/16/2024 2:30:00 AMBurnaby Lake Regional Park
Beaver WatchBeaver Watch<div class="ExternalClassB2EC4C1FFD1E4D7D9A26422FBC1927B6"><p>​Beaver are amazing creatures. Try to spot one as it goes about its nightly work.</p><p>Ages 6+<br>Registration required<br>$10 per adult, $5 per child/youth/adult 65+<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23393/17/2024 1:00:00 AM3/17/2024 2:30:00 AMBurnaby Lake Regional Park
Cool Cats & CaninesCool Cats & Canines<div class="ExternalClass617162FDCE3144E2BF8DA7516C1B51ED"><p>​Kanaka Creek Watershed Stewardship Centre Open Houses<br>Check out displays and presentations. Tour indoor and outdoor learning spaces including the Bell-Irving Hatchery, "Roof to Creek" stormwater management system and wetlands.<br><br>Sink your claws into the world of cougars, bobcats, coyotes and wolves.<br><br>Presented by Kanaka Education & Environmental Partnership Society<br><br>All ages<br>Free<br>Drop by anytime (noon - 3 pm)<br>11484 256th Street, Maple Ridge</p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23363/17/2024 7:00:00 PM3/17/2024 10:00:00 PMKanaka Creek Regional Park
Think Global, Plan, Lead & Work LocalThink Global, Plan, Lead & Work Local<div class="ExternalClass55C53680A5EC4B839A692BE299AB68C1"><p>​​Join high school students from across our region who are passionate about learning, leadership, and taking action to protect the health of our region, local waterways, and oceans. </p><p>Participants will: </p><ul><li>Explore how residents are connected to, and dependent upon, healthy waterways and oceans through their daily lives and choices </li><li>Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Metro Vancouver’s boardroom, head office, and Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant</li><li>Discover how technology, innovation, planned facility updates, and unique career paths combine to provide liquid waste services to protect the health of our region</li><li>Meet a range of professionals who work in operations, planning, and engagement </li><li>Learn about Metro Vancouver’s Liquid Waste Management Plan and opportunities to provide input </li><li>Participate in a World Changing Careers for Ocean Health & Healthy Waters Forum</li><li>Share success stories and ideas for action, and connect with others who share a passion to make sustainability real, relevant, action-oriented and fun!</li></ul><p><strong>Apply to participate today. Space is limited!</strong></p><p> <strong>Questions?</strong></p><p>Email: <a href="mailto:Youth4Action@metrovancouver.org" target="_blank">​Youth4Action@metrovancouver.org​​</a></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23043/18/2024 4:00:00 PM3/20/2024 10:30:00 PM
Naturally InspiredNaturally Inspired<div class="ExternalClass29473E35D1FC4AE89C92A979E07F0ADF"><p>​Spend a day exploring the colours, shapes, and patterns of nature. Get inspired and enjoy arts and crafts activities that expand your ability to observe and appreciate nature.<br><br>Wed, Mar 20, 10 am – 2 pm  <br>All ages<br>Free<br>Drop by Anytime<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23073/20/2024 5:00:00 PM3/20/2024 9:00:00 PMBurnaby Lake Regional Park
Nature & ArtNature & Art<div class="ExternalClassD158C3274D244BCDB3E76CA4F8BD168B"><p>​Explore how creating art can help build your relationship to the natural world. Be wildly inspired by Maggie Chow from the Arts and Play Society who will share basic sketching and painting techniques and tips for outdoor art supplies. Create a small piece of art to take home.<br>Part of the Naturally Inspired event.<br><br>Ages 9-12<br>Registration required<br>$25 per participant<br>All materials will be supplied.</p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23133/20/2024 5:00:00 PM3/20/2024 7:00:00 PMBurnaby Lake Regional Park
Nature & ArtNature & Art<div class="ExternalClassB9415948137A40AA8278F972D452F309"><p>​Explore how creating art can help build your relationship to the natural world. Be wildly inspired by Maggie Chow from the Arts and Play Society who will share basic sketching and painting techniques and tips for outdoor art supplies. Create a small piece of art to take home.<br>Part of the Naturally Inspired event.<br><br>Ages 13-18<br>Registration required<br>$25 per participant<br>All materials will be supplied.</p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23143/20/2024 8:30:00 PM3/20/2024 10:30:00 PMBurnaby Lake Regional Park
Night QuestNight Quest<div class="ExternalClass0CA7D0AAB1AB418D8E73D8AB858F53F8"><p>​Nature at night is a magical experience. Wander down forest trails decorated with glowing animal lanterns and meet friendly forest creatures who will delight you with nature tales.<br>Register in advance for a designated entry time. Allow 1 hour to complete. Bring cash for concession and a flashlight or lantern. Please leave pets at home.<br><br>All ages<br>Free<br><br>Presented with Pacific Spirit Park Society<br>We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia<br><br>Registration required</p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23103/23/2024 2:00:00 AM3/23/2024 4:30:00 AMPacific Spirit Regional Park
Night QuestNight Quest<div class="ExternalClass62B72BC0C0B0499AB4ED4D9B7486C8DF"><p>​Nature at night is a magical experience. Wander down forest trails decorated with glowing animal lanterns and meet friendly forest creatures who will delight you with nature tales.<br>Register in advance for a designated entry time. Allow 1 hour to complete. Bring cash for concession and a flashlight or lantern. Please leave pets at home.<br><br>All ages<br>Free<br><br>Presented with Pacific Spirit Park Society<br>We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia<br><br>Registration required</p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23113/24/2024 2:00:00 AM3/24/2024 4:30:00 AMPacific Spirit Regional Park
Enchanted ForestEnchanted Forest<div class="ExternalClass3DF80F20368D4838B19F2AD8D5767DB5"><p>​<em>The Enchanted Forest is a magical place</em><br><em>Where you can slow down to a snail’s pace</em><br><em>Experience the forest in a wonderful new way</em><br><em>Sniff, sense, spot, spy, and even play</em><br><em>Don’t forget to look for a mythical gnome</em><br><em>The forest is where she likes to roam</em></p><p>Plan for an hour of fun and come dressed as a magical woodland creature.<br><br>Recommended for ages 2 – 10<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23013/28/2024 6:00:00 PM3/28/2024 9:00:00 PMAldergrove Regional Park
Critter Capers: The Case of the Scrambled EggsCritter Capers: The Case of the Scrambled Eggs<div class="ExternalClassB25CD4A724534C34B2E1665D66346A83"><p>​April fools! The prankster crows switched a bunch of eggs into different nests. Help get the scrambled eggs home by examining nest material and other evidence. <br><br>Recommended for ages 6 – 9. Allow 1 hour to solve the mystery.<br> <br>Sections of the trail are steep and rocky, and not accessible for strollers.<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/2302Meet at Quarry Rd parking lot, Coquitlam4/1/2024 7:00:00 PM4/1/2024 10:00:00 PMMinnekhada Regional Park
TrickstersTricksters<div class="ExternalClass1C875D43FECD416DA1D06AABA18AE814"><p>​Tricky hunting techniques ensure bellies are full while crafty defenses help animals hide. Don’t be fooled by how coyotes, crows, and other tricksters ambush and evade to stay alive.<br><br>Ages 8+<br>Registration required<br>$10 per adult, $5 per child/youth/adult 65+</p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23154/1/2024 8:00:00 PM4/1/2024 10:00:00 PMAldergrove Regional Park
Story Time WalkStory Time Walk<div class="ExternalClass664827EE91EA432194B99F674B0C968F"><p>​The scent of flowers, song of birds, and sound of seashells — marvel at nature with your child through stories, songs, and a sense of wonder.<br><br>Ages 3 -5<br>Registration required</p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23184/6/2024 4:30:00 PM4/6/2024 5:30:00 PMBurnaby Lake Regional Park
Piper Spit Bird CountPiper Spit Bird Count<div class="ExternalClass73A761C6916D41EC8480EDD220D131E4"><p>​Whether you’re just getting to know the birds in your backyard or are on the lookout for rarities, grab your binoculars and join a park interpreter to watch the seasonal changes of birds at Burnaby Lake.<br><br>Ages 15+<br>Free<br>Registration required</p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23324/9/2024 4:00:00 PM4/9/2024 6:00:00 PMBurnaby Lake Regional Park
Winged WoodworkersWinged Woodworkers<div class="ExternalClassDF16D555F9DD465C8E1C10D5789A4F97"><p>​Woodpeckers are essential home builders for many forest creatures. Learn more about these hammer heads of the forest and search for their excavations.<br><br>Ages 9+<br>Registration required<br>$10 per adult, $5 per child/youth/adult 65+ </p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23294/13/2024 5:00:00 PM4/13/2024 7:00:00 PMPacific Spirit Regional Park
The Secret Life of TreesThe Secret Life of Trees<div class="ExternalClass5ED8780CE3A04C3DB88516A8D092AB61"><p> Are trees able to smell? Do trees talk to each other? Come on this guided walk to uncover some of the mysteries and surprising facts about these forest giants. </p><p>Ages 18+<br>Registration required<br>$15 per adult, $7.50 per adult 65+</p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23164/24/2024 4:30:00 PM4/24/2024 7:00:00 PMMinnekhada Regional Park
Birding for BeginnersBirding for Beginners<div class="ExternalClass3703B7776F7E4B21B61704B4D20E8473"><p>​Birdwatching is a great way to connect to nature. Join a birding enthusiast to explore a park bursting with birdlife. Learn where to look for birds, how to use binoculars, and ways to start telling them apart.<br><br>Ages 18+<br>Registration required<br>$15 per adult, $7.50 per adult 65+ </p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23304/27/2024 3:30:00 PM4/27/2024 6:30:00 PMIona Beach Regional Park
Forest BathingForest Bathing<div class="ExternalClassE9CA2A3C0BC346349B8DCAFA74915E4F"><p>​Step into nature, take a deep breath of fresh forest air and let your body relax. Awaken your senses and experience the Japanese practice of forest bathing in this urban park oasis.<br><br>Ages 18+<br>Registration required<br>$15 per adult, $7.50 per youth/adult 65+ </p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/23234/27/2024 4:30:00 PM4/27/2024 7:00:00 PMPacific Spirit Regional Park

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