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Conservation & Ecology

Conservation & EcologySupport Mother Nature. Get the kids involved in conservation & ecology programs and events that better our planet.

Fingerling Festival in Port Moody

The annual Fingerling Festival at Noons Creek Hatchery offers fun for the whole family. Join in this popular community activity to release more than 40,000 young salmon into Noons Creek and watch them start their journey to the Pacific Ocean. Fingerling Festival: When: May 4, 2024 Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
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Harrison Tulip Festival

2024 marks the inaugural year of the Harrison Tulip Festival! 10 million bulbs are planted and ready to bloom for visitors to stroll amidst and take beautiful photos. Harrison Tulip Festival When: April 8, 2024 (opening day) -May 5, 2024 Time: 10am-6:30pm (Monday-Friday), 6am-6:30pm (Saturday & Sunday) Location: Onos Farms
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Weekend Strolls in Darts Hill Garden Park

Have you experienced the beautiful gardens of Darts Hill? The place is a combination of forest pathways, intricate gardens and wide open grass. It is a great place for kids to explore and learn about plants and gardening. Admission is by donation (and there is no nearby ATM so come
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Lantern Walk in the Forest

Grab your lanterns and head for a family-friendly walk through the forest. Kids can get crafty and make their own lanterns, enjoy a story and explore nature. Lantern Walk in the Forest When: February 24, 2024 Time: 3pm-5pm Location: Mossom Creek Hatchery Address: 12 Mossom Creek Drive, Port Moody Website: www.eventbrite.ca

NatureClub at Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Have you ever wondered about the plants and animals that surround you every day? How do they move? What do they eat? How do they grow? The first Saturday of each month, the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC is hosting NatureClub events looking at everything from creepy crawlies to the
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Beaty Biodiversity Museum
Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Fall in love with the diversity of life as you explore 20,000 square feet of exhibits, visit the Allan Yap Teaching Lab, and stare through the jaws of the largest creature ever to live on Earth—the blue whale. The museum puts UBC’s natural history collections, with more than two million
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Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre

The Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre has informative, interactive displays about the plants and animals of the temperate rainforest and environmental issues. There’s a kids exploratorium and tons of interactive displays. Best of all? This attraction is by donation ($2 suggested) so it won’t break the bank! Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre 
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Super Saturdays at the Fraser River Discovery Centre

Taking place on the last Saturday of every month, Super Saturdays is a series of public programs geared towards families. There are lots of activities that explore different features of the Fraser River, from its booming economy to its diverse ecosystem! This month we’re headed underwater to take a look
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River Basin Days

River Basin Days is a monthly series of outdoor public programs geared toward families.  Our staff will guide you through 1-hour of activities, experiments, and art projects as we learn about the biodiversity of the Fraser River. June 10: Nature Boats Come sail away with the Fraser River Discovery Centre!
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Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

OWL offers guided tours for the public to come see many of their Permanent Residents (hours are listed below). You will learn how they came to be at the facility, the jobs they perform at the centre, and about the different species of raptors you can find in British Columbia.
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