Calendar of Events 2020


Monthly Bird Counts

Meet at the upper kiosk in the parking lot in Lighthouse Park on the

First Sunday of every month (except January) at

8:30 a.m.  February 2, March 1, April 5, September 6, October 4, November 1, December 6, 2020

7:00 a.m.  May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, 2020

Novice and experienced birders welcome.  


Annual General Meeting

Saturday June 13, 2020

Save the date!  More details later.


Volunteer Opportunities 2020

For all volunteer events please wear old clothes, sturdy shoes and work gloves and bring your own water.


SATURDAY, February 22, 9:00 am - noon  

IVY PULL, LIGHTHOUSE PARK 

Meet at the upper kiosk in the parking lot.


SATURDAY, March 7, 9:00 am - noon

WEED PULL, NORTH PICCADILLY PARK (12 years and under with an adult please)

Meet on Clovelly Walk at junction with N Piccadilly. North of railway crossing.


SATURDAY, May 11, 9:00 am - noon

BROOM PULL, LIGHTHOUSE PARK

Meet at the upper kiosk in the parking lot.


Educational Walks and Talks

 

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Birds in High Places

with

Dr. Kathy Martin

Saturday, February 29, 2020

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Welsh Hall, West Vancouver Memorial Library

Alhough 50% of the Pacific and Yukon land base is classified as high elevation, little is known about the status, ecology and conservation of many bird species supported by alpine, subalpine and montane forest habitats. Dr. Kathy Martin will present information on the ecology and coping strategies of birds in mountain habitats in the Canadian Pacific Northwest. She will discuss general patterns of climate change in mountain habitats and the implications for avian biodiversity. 

Dr. Kathy Martin is a Professor in the Forestry Faculty at the University of British Columbia and a Senior Research Scientist with Environment and Climate Change Canada.

  


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The Science Behind Climate Change

with

Sheila Ross, MSc

Saturday, March 21, 2020

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Welsh Hall, West Vancouver Memorial Library CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS. TO BE RESCHEDULED.

 

Our understanding of climate science allows us to link the changes in the composition of our atmosphere resulting from human activities with the observed warming of Earth. Climate science not only allows us to explain what has happened, it allows us to predict what is likely to happen and, most importantly, it allows us to appreciate the urgency with which we must act to prevent further warming.

Sheila Ross taught physical geography at Capilano University for over thirty years, and is the author of a textbook on weather and climate, published by Oxford University Press. She is currently writing a textbook on physical geography. 

 


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Lighthouse Park - Virtual Visit in the Park

 

 

with Egan Davis
 
 

Explore the biologically rich plant life of Lighthouse Park's unique old growth forest in this 3-part series with Egan Davis, Principal Instructor, Horticulture Training Program, UBC Botanical Garden.

 

Sundays, 2 – 3 p.m., April 19, 26 and May 3
 
 
Register online here.
 
 
In partnership with the West Vancouver Memorial Library