Metro Vancouver just informed us that their contractor has completed their work for 2020 and that the lagoons will re-open tomorrow, September 18th. They don’t expect any further closures this year. Happy birding!
Metro Vancouver informed us today that the lagoons will remain closed for further work through Friday, September 18th.
On Tuesday we received the following email from Metro Vancouver: Looks like we’re able to squeeze in more work at the lagoons since weather is nice and hot. So just wanted to give you a heads up that the Iona lagoons will be closed this week. Gates were locked this morning and will remain closed for approximately 7 days (until Sept 14th, 2020, weather dependent).
According to Metro Vancouver, the lagoons should have been reopened to birding by August 28th. Enjoy!
Metro Vancouver informs us that the lagoons are open now, but will be closed again for further work from August 20th until approx August 27th. As usual, the exact closure time and duration will be weather dependent.
Metro Vancouver just informed us that they will be doing their annual maintenance of the Iona lagoons beginning Thursday, July 26th and continuing until approximately August 6th, 2020. The exact duration is weather dependent. The gates to the lagoons will be chained and locked during active work. We ask everyone to please help maintain our good relationship with Metro Vancouver by respecting the closure. We’ll post another notice as soon as Metro Vancouver tells us when the lagoons will reopen….
Photos and trip report by Harvey Dueck Michelle and I weren’t clever enough to check the website, and so it wasn’t until we arrived at the starting point on the morning of Saturday February 9th that we discovered trip leader, Kelly Sekhon, had cancelled the trip due to the expected foul weather. We decided to go out anyway, at least as far as Terra Nova to look for the Sora that so many people have reported recently. The weather was…