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Saving Burnaby Lake

Saving Burnaby Lake

McGill Library
Wednesday, October 11
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Learn about the community activists who worked to clean up and preserve the aquatic environment of Burnaby Lake. Community members are invited to bring their own stories and memories to share. This talk is presented by Rebeca Salas. Rebeca Salas is a museum registrar at the Burnaby Village Museum. As an MA candidate in geography at Simon Fraser University, Rebeca is interested in the relationship between memory and place.

Saving Burnaby Lake is one of eight events in the Burnaby Neighbourhood Histories Series. Presented in partnership by the Burnaby Village Museum, the Burnaby Public Library, and the Burnaby Historical Society.

This event is free, but space is limited. To avoid disappointment please register online  or by calling 604-436-5400.

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THANK YOU

to everyone who came to the inaugural WILD ABOUT BURNABY LAKE! We hope you had a good time on your canoe tours, nature walks and weed pulls, as well as enjoy the exhibits from:

  • Bird Studies CanadaBLPA-WaBL-Thank_You_Visitors_&_Exhibitors
  • Burnaby Beekeepers Association
  • Catching the Spirit Youth Society
  • North Shore Black Bear Society
  • Northern Spotted Owl Captive Breeding Program
  • Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society
  • Pacific Parklands Foundation
  • Stanley Park Ecology Society
  • Wild Life Rescue Association of BC
  • City of Burnaby Planning Department
  • Metro Vancouver Regional Parks
  • Burnaby Lake Park Association

This event was presented in conjunction with Metro Vancouver Regional Parks and the City of Burnaby Planning Department with support from the TD Friends of the Environment Fund. Special thanks to Burnaby Lake Rowing Club and Burnaby Canoe & Kayak Club who accommodated the voyageur canoes on Burnaby Lake and Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Special Events, Interpreters and Operations staff for all your help with set up and take down.

Photos:  Suzanne Rushton Photography

Visitors and exhibitors! If you took any photos, we’d love to see them – please tag us @BurnabyLakePark on Twitter, Instagram or FacebookThank you!

If you would like to contact any of our exhibitors, please go to the event page where it will link you that organization’s website, Facebook page or contact details.

Holiday Open House 2016

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Ages:  All
Cost:  Free

Drop into the Nature House for Burnaby Lake Park Association’s Annual Holiday Open House.

Learn bird identification skills, and about the history of the Lake and BLPA activities from our volunteers. Join us for a guided winter walk along forested trails to discover wildlife in the park. Try some crafts, decorating a wood duck cookie and enjoy a hot drink.

This event is free and everyone, of any age, is welcome! Please dress appropriately for the weather.

Remember Wildlife this Holiday Season

WRA-birdsWe will be once again collecting non-perishable items for our friends at the Wildlife Rescue Association from their Care Centre Wishlist. Check it out here:  http://wildliferescue.ca/donate/wra-wish-list/

How to Get Here:

DRIVING:  Check out the Directions page or you can get Google directions from the map below. There is parking near the Nature House as well as the parking lot at Warner Loat Park.

TRANSIT:  If you are on transit, the closest bus stop is Route 110 – along Government Road.
Stop 52548 – Eastbound from Metrotown Station
Stop 52557 – Westbound from Lougheed Station
Enter stop number in transit planner below the map.
Get off at Piper Avenue and walk south for four blocks. At Winston Street, there will be a cross walk with a flashing light; cross and continue past the railway tracks to the Nature House.

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