Field Trip Schedule

For detailed information about Field Trips, Field Trips Policy, Guidelines for Field Trip Leaders and "Release of Liability" form, please click on Field Trips - General Info.

Nature Vancouver recommends trip participants review the Release of Liability waiver before the day of the trip.

Saturday, August 5
Birding at Grant Narrows

On this half day birding field trip in Pitt Meadows we will bird the Pitt River Dyke from Catbird Slough north to Grant Narrows. Then we will walk a short distance along the Grant Narrows Nature Dyke. Expected species are Gray Catbird, Bullock's Oriole, Eastern Kingbird & possibly American Redstart, who knows what else may turn up. Meet leader Larry Cowan in the Grant Narrows parking area at 0830. 604-307-0931

 

Saturday, September 2
Birding Port Coquitlam's Pitt River Dyke

Join Larry Cowan for a half-day birding field trip along Port Coquitlam’s Pitt River Dyke north from the east end of Nicola Place back to the parking lot at DeBoville Slough. On last year’s fourth September field trip for this route we added another 8 species to this growing list bringing the total to 68. This route covers excellent dyke-side habitats. Come out and help us add to the total. Meet in the main parking area at Cedar & Victoria Drives (DeBoville Slough) in Port Coquitlam at 0900. We will then carpool to our starting point on Sherling Place. 604-370-0931

Saturday, September 2
Three Brothers Backpacking Trip

Moderately strenuous two night backpacking hike, beginning Saturday morning and returning Monday afternoon. The destination will be the Buckhorn campsite on the Heather Trail in Manning Provincial Park. Each hiker is expected to be self-sufficient for food, supplies and equipment, though some sharing of equipment is likely and carpooling will be arranged. Contact Bill Kinkaid by Monday 28 August to register; limit of twelve participants.