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Conservation & Ecology

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

VanDusen Botanical Garden – Family Birdwatching Workshop

Head to VanDusen Botanical Garden with your family for a fun birdwatching workshop. Begin with an introduction to birdwatching, practice skills in the garden on a bird way, and discuss how to participate at home in the Great Backyard Bird Count. Family Birdwatching Workshop at VanDusen When: February 11, 2023
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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. January 21: Campbell Valley Regional Park Learn how the five senses help us
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Stanley Park Ecology Society
Stanley Park Ecology Society: Interactive Ecology Lessons for Kids (January 2023)

The Stanley Park Ecology Society hosts ongoing events exploring the beauty of Stanley Park. Admission is either by donation or a nominal amount. Turn Over a New Leaf When: January 8, 2023 Time:12:00pm-1:30pm Where: Nature House Address: 712 Lost Lagoon Path Website: www.stanleyparkecology.ca Get to Know a Trail: Cathedral Train
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5th Annual Christmas Bird Count for Kids & Youth
5th Annual Christmas Bird Count for Kids & Youth

Free with registration. Join us for a day of citizen science on Saturday Dec 31 @ 9am. We will walk around Brydon Lagoon identifying and counting birds as part of a Canada wide study. All ages event. It will be on a stroller friendly route. All our data will be
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Gotta Catch ’em All!
Gotta Catch ’em All!

Burnaby Regional Parks is offering a guided, Pokemon-themed nature walk using the iNaturalist app! Explore the park and identify birds and wildlife that are active this time of year. Pokemon Nature Walk When: Sunday, October 16, 2022 Time: 12:00-3:00pm Where: Burnaby Lake Park Address: 4519 Piper Ave, Burnaby Website: www.BurnabyLakePark.ca

Celebrate Halloween with the Ecology Centre

Celebrate Halloween at the Ecology Centre.  Learn the facts behind the myths about spooky creatures like bats, spiders, owls and creepy crawlies. Explore, discover and connect with nature while you join in the festivities at the Halloween Weekend Extravaganza. This drop-in event is suitable for all ages and promises to
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World Maritime Day

Join the Port of Vancouver and the Maritime Museum in celebrating World Maritime Day with live performances, events, activities for kids and a boat parade! World Maritime Day When: Saturday, October 1, 2022 Time: 12pm-5pm Where: North Point and West promenade of Canada Place Address: 999 Canada Place, Vancouver Website:www.portvancouver.com

Tree Planting for World Rivers Day
Tree Planting for World Rivers Day

In honour of World Rivers Day, the city of North Vancouver is giving back to Mother Nature by hosting a tree planting party! The event is family-friendly and aims to plant 650 native trees and shrubs. In addition to tree planting, there will be children’s activities, a bike repair cafe,
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Healthy Climate Solutions
A Healthy Earth is a Happy Earth

The Healthy Climate Solutions Fair is a public exhibition that explores the health impacts of climate change and celebrates energy solutions in Canada to transition to 100% clean energy. There will be a kid’s art tent where children can create art about clean energy and a healthy planet. Learn about
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Metro Vancouver Regional Parks
Family Fun in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks (August – December 2022)

Did you know that the Metro Vancouver Regional Parks host events, year-round, for families? Most of the events are free, some have a nominal charge, all of them are FUN! Check out the events coming up. Please be sure to pay attention to the venues listed, the events don’t all
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