Winter Environmental Events


Interested in upcoming sustainability events? Take a look at these amazing opportunities.

Bird Wing Taxidermy

Location & Date: Stanley Park, Jan 12

  • Take a closer look at bird anatomy and what makes birds so special!

  • Help build the Stanley Park Ecology Society's specimen collection for educational programming.

  • Specimens include a variety of songbirds and birds of prey.

Cool It! In Your Community Free Family Workshop

Location & Date: Edmonds Community Center (Burnaby), Jan 28

  • Come this workshop and learn what actions you and your family can do to reduce your GHG emissions!

  • The 90 minute workshop will educate and inspire families to the actions they can take to reduce their GHG emissions, and help combat the effects of climate change.

  • Families have the chance to win the prize basket, which includes a Home Energy Audit ($400 value) courtesy of City Green Solutions!

  • Interested? Call Sabinah Rafiq for more details at 778 628 8343.

Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday

Location & Date: Qualicum Beach, Feb 4

  • Join Seedy Saturday to exchange plants and seeds that grow well in British Columbia!

  • “Flourish and Nourish” is the exciting theme of the 15th Annual Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday.

  • Speakers Linda Gilkeson "Flourishing Food Gardens All Year Round" and Amy Robson 'Nourishing your Soil; the world beneath your feet" will attend.

Seedy Saturday & Garden Expo 2017 -

Location & Date: Ladner United Church (Delta), Feb 18

  • Join the Ladner Seedy Saturday & Garden Expo 2017 to kick off the new garden season!

  • A number of fantastic speakers will be present including Brian Minter at 10:00am. Gary Lewis from Phoenix Perennials, Shelley Levi from Sow and Dipity and Mike Nugent from Bartlett Tree Experts.

BEST 2017: Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology, May 10 - 12

Location & Date: Aava Hotel (Whistler), May 10 to May 12, 2017

  • The British Columbia Environment Industry Association's BEST Conference attracts environmental professionals every May for two days of technical sessions, networking opportunities, and a sponsor exhibition.

  • Students and visitors welcome, and also includes a reception, technical sessions, keynote presentations, an off-site networking reception, and all meals and coffee breaks.

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