MULCHING VOLUNTEER EVENT
DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 29th, 2014
9:00 a.m. – Noon
The Lighthouse Park Preservation Society will be mulching at Juniper Loop in Lighthouse Park and then at the anchor in Caulfeild Park. If you would like to help, even for an hour, please wear old clothes, study shoes, and work gloves and bring along some clippers if you have them. The Society will provide tools, drinks and snacks.
Meet at the lower kiosk in the parking lot.
"From Herring to Grey Whales:
One Bird's Partnerships in a Changing Sea"
DR. ERIC M. ANDERSON
SATURDAY, APRIL 5th, 2014
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
West Vancouver Memorial Library
Dr. Eric M. Anderson is a faculty member in the Ecological Restoration Program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He is also a Research Fellow of the Pacific Wildlife Foundation, and an instructor at the University of Washington, Friday Harbor Labs. His research focuses on the ecology and conservation of marine birds along the Pacific coast. Eric will talk about surf scoters, a species of sea duck that he has studied for many years and address their interactions with other marine species. He will also discuss conservation issues facing marine birds generally.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
SUNDAY, JUNE 8th, 2014
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
followed by an illustrated presentation by
"Howe Sound at a Crossroads - Standing Strong for a Fragile Recovery"
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Sk'iwitsut Hut, Lighthouse Park
Film, television producer, and Ambassador of the David Suzuki Foundation, Stephen Foster became a local advocate for nature when Parks Canada sought to establish a National Park on Bowen Island in 2010-11. The Howe Sound campaign emerged from this Parks initiative and in 2014 will culminate in the Howe Sound Aquatic Forum. Stephen's presentation will focus on the extraordinary recovery of Howe Sound's marine and terrestrial ecosystems and on the widespread effort underway to preserve this incredible fjord and help shape its future.