Activities & Volunteering

The Burnaby Lake Park Association offers programs for nature lovers all year round.

If you would like to help us in our stewardship activities, check out our Volunteer Page.

BLPA Nest Boxes Jan. 18-14-I Lau 025Nest Box Program

January to February
Come out and lend a helping hand to our feathered friends:

  • Clean & repair nest boxes
  • Monitor & record nest box activity
  • Learn to identify bird species

Butterfly-Pollinator GardenButterfly Garden

April to October
If you’re an enthusiastic gardener you can volunteer with the master gardeners by lending a hand with planting, weeding and watering our wonderful butterfly garden at the Burnaby Lake Nature House.


March to October
Be a champion for native plants! Tackle invasive species: non-native plants that have become established and replaced native species. Join the Burnaby Lake Park Association in removing English ivy, policeman’s helmet, and Scotch broom from around Burnaby Lake. Be prepared to work off-trail in the woods.

Check our Event Listings for upcoming sessions.

If you are interested in bringing a group to help out or for more information, call 604-520-6442 or email the Burnaby Lake Park Association at

Community Outreach

Year Round
Come meet us at local events to find out what we do, seasonal happenings, and how you can get involved with volunteer opportunities in the Park including helping us at these special events. Click here to find us in the community this season or event listings.

Free Public Nature Walksnaturewalk

We host 2 free nature walks each year, one in June to celebrate environment week and a Christmas walk in December. Come out and learn more about the beautiful flora and fauna in the park. Then join us for refreshments.