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Tour of Vancouver Transit Centre

Tour of Vancouver Transit Centre

Written by Cathy Walker The visit to the Vancouver Transit Centre was extremely interesting.  I had no idea how the electric trolley system worked.  It was fascinating getting the explanation from our superb tour leader, Elena Klein, on how the driver has to be flowing and precise in going through overhead wire junctions at exactly the right speed, with all of the correct movements of wires, pedals and levers.  Elena described it like dancing, and I could see it really…

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Thank-you to All Those Who Offered Interpretation Events for Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives in 2018

Thank-you to All Those Who Offered Interpretation Events for Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives in 2018

Far before the actual June 28th opening of Wild Things, many volunteers were busy creating displays and brainstorming event topics to offer the public on select Saturdays.  Thanks to these individuals, visitors to the co-produced exhibition had the opportunity to speak, one on one, with experts on various nature subjects. Lynette Grants and Eva Nagy of Friends of Cypress Park Jude and Al Grass of Nature Vancouver Ron Long of Nature Vancouver Danielle Dagenais of South Coast Bat Conservation Society Lori…

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Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives Opens to the Public June 28

Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives Opens to the Public June 28

Nature Vancouver’s co-production with the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) opens to the public on June 28, 2018. Wild Things is an invitation to reflect on the wonders of nature up close and rekindle our relationship with the natural world in and around the city. The exhibition, organized into two large galleries, proposes two different and interrelated ways of connecting with nature: the first gallery explores direct encounters with nature; the second, our desire to understand nature and engage with it….

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