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Month: May 2020

2020 Volunteer Appreciation & Annual Awards

2020 Volunteer Appreciation & Annual Awards

Announced on 28th May, 2020 at the AGM. The AGM was held via Zoom Video Conferencing and the plaques were later presented at an outdoor setting. Photos of these presentations are on GOOGLE PHOTOS ALBUM. Garibaldi Awards for Club Services Maureen Collier Maureen Collier joined Nature Vancouver in 2009 for the camp at Cinnabar Basin. Maureen and Jim enjoyed their first camp, particularly as the second camp had to be cancelled due to forest fires. Subsequent camps included – 2010 where…

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2020 Annual General Meeting

2020 Annual General Meeting

Thursday, May 28, 2019 at 7:30 pm The 102nd Annual General Meeting of Nature Vancouver was held on Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 via a Zoom video conferencing. At the business part of the meeting, the President’s and Treasurer’s reports were presented for approval. Election was held for the new Board of Directors for 2020-2021. The business session was followed by Annual Volunteer Awards and Scholarship presentations. This first and extremely unusual on-line AGM was a great success. The copies of the…

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Nature Vancouver Nature Tours – History in Photos

Nature Vancouver Nature Tours – History in Photos

During the 1990’s, Nature Vancouver organized various nature tours to places like Oregon Coast, Columbia Gorge and Canyon Lands in the U. S., and to Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Vancouver Island, and Haida Gwaii in Canada. These trips were organized by Bill Merilees, Audrey Viken and Kelly Sekhon. Following album displays mainly the photos of participants, and some of the places we visited, in random order. Most of these photos were scanned from prints shared by various participants or from personal…

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Iona Waste Water Treatment Plant – Public Meetings

Iona Waste Water Treatment Plant – Public Meetings

Plans are progressing to upgrade the Iona Island Waste Water Treatment Plant. Two online public meetings will be held:  May 19th(from 12 to 2 pm) and May 21 (from 6:30 to 8:30 pm). You can register with Metro Vancouver to attend this online meeting HERE   You may recall that public meetings were held over a year ago, at the start of this ten year design and build process. Nature Vancouver representatives have also attended three smaller stakeholder meetings to provide…

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Camosun Bog – Nature Walk

Camosun Bog – Nature Walk

Text and Photo submitted by Bengül Kurtar Janet and I bicycled this time to Camosun Bog to see the Bog Laurels (Kalmia polifolia), and other bog plants, and birds and the bees. We came across a field of the Bog Laurels. I had visited the park last year at the end of April, they weren’t blooming like this year.  You can see more of my photos from last Thursday HERE Bog Laurel is one of my favourite wild flowers in BC. First time…

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