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 Canada
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 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.
Visitors and exhibitors! If you took any photos, we’d love to see them – please tag us @BurnabyLakePark on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook – Thank 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 or Facebook page.
Thanks to our wonderful volunteers who came out for Sunday’s EcoBlitz at the North Avalon Restoration Site at the east end of Burnaby Lake. We are so grateful for the George Ross Legacy grant of $4000 we received and purchased new tools and 218 native species:
Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla)
Western redcedar (Thuja plicata)
Red alder (Alnus rubra)
Big leaf maple (Acer macrophyllum)
Dull Oregon-grape (Mahonia aquifolium)
Red huckleberry (Vaccinium parvifolium)
Salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis)
Sword fern (Polystichum munitum)
Indian plum (Oemlaria cerasiformis)
Black twinberry (Lonicera involucrata)
Beaked hazelnut (Corylus cornuta)
Lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina)
Hooker’s fairybell (Disporum hookeri)
Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus)
Mother Nature obviously approves as the weather was perfect for our planting and we completed the task under dry skies.