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Nature Vancouver Volunteer Appreciation & Annual Awards

Nature Vancouver Volunteer Appreciation & Annual Awards

Presented on 25th April, 2019, at the AGM Photos by Bengül Kurtar Garibaldi Awards for Club Service   Laura Fauth   Laura provides professional design services through her company, Pacific Spirit Design. She has volunteered her time since 2009, as the design and production editor of Discovery. Laura’s professional expertise has ensured a consistent and attractive layout of the journal that all members appreciate very much. Laura also designed and produced our latest publication, 100 Years of Natural History. She undertook this task and completed…

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2019 Annual General Meeting

2019 Annual General Meeting

Photos by Bengül Kurtar The 101st Annual General Meeting of Nature Vancouver was held on 25th April, 2019. The President, Nigel Peck and the Treasurer, Adele Liu presented their reports and the election was held for the 2019-2020 Board of Directors. After the AGM, the Nature Vancouver Annual Awards were presented to volunteers nominated for 2019. Click below for all the reports, and Photos & Citations for all the awards. Nature Vancouver Annual Awards President’s Report Treasurer’s Report Financial Statements

Night Quest

Night Quest

Report by Cynthia Crampton; Photos by Nigel Peck Night Quest is an annual event, held by Metro Vancouver, in Pacific Spirit Park, to experience nature at night. Two kilo meters of trails are lantern lit for exploration. This year’s event was held on Saturday, March 23rd. Clear weather brought out the crowds – estimated at 4,000.  Nature Vancouver has been involved with Night Quest since 2015. Volunteers from the Outreach Committee set up a couple of display tables of information about Nature…

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2019 Greater Vancouver Regional Science Fairs

2019 Greater Vancouver Regional Science Fairs

BC Nature provides awards for regional science fairs for twelve regions in BC.  BC Nature has volunteers attending most of the regional science fair, but is still looking for someone to attend the Greater Vancouver Science Fair at UBC on April 6th, to present the awards in the junior and senior categories.  The BC Nature regional awards ($75 each) are for the best natural history project done by a student in grades 6 to 8 (junior ) and a student…

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New Year’s Day Walk & Lunch

New Year’s Day Walk & Lunch

Leader Kelly Sekhon, trip report by Gail Kenner On New Year’s Day, twenty-one members participated in this annual ritual to get a head start on the list of birds seen in a year. Threatened snow and rain didn’t materialize, so we had most agreeable weather for a leisurely walk, in good company, around Garry Point and along Richmond West Dyke. Bird sightings included a number of hooded mergansers, Anna’s hummingbirds, bushtits, spotted towhees, the usual sparrows (fox, song, white- and…

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Annual Christmas Social

Annual Christmas Social

On Thursday, December 13, 2018, over hundred members and guests attended the 8th Annual Christmas Social at St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Members contributed a variety of sweet and savory finger food. Hot apple cider, coffee, and tea was provided.  Leaders of NatureKids BC were invited to this social evening. The President of NatureKids BC, Cynthia Berg, presented a short history of how Nature Vancouver helped establish Young Naturalists of BC, now known as NatureKids BC.  As a part of the…

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