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One Earth Speaker Series - 2019

We live on one Earth, full of incredible diversity! See it through the eyes of scientists, naturalists, and photographers as they share their inspirational stories and knowledge about the natural world. This speaker series is hosted at the Ecology Centre and is for ages 15 and up.

A Gathering of Eagles - Vancouver's Urban Eagles

Saturday, January 25, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Registration Required: Phone 604-990-3755.

Cost: $9

Presenter: David Hancock of the Hancock Wildlife Foundation

REGISTER HERE. Or phone 604-990-3755.

Some of the largest concentrations of wintering bald eagles occur along the rivers and estuaries near Vancouver. Get a bird's eye view into the world of these amazing raptors with David Hancock of the Hancock Wildlife Foundation. David is a biologist, conservationist, and lecturer who has spent most of his life studying West Coast and Arctic wildlife with a particular focus on understanding bald eagle adaptations to the urban environment.

On the Brink - Carnivore Conservation

Saturday, February 1, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

Cost: $9

Presenter: Darren Colello

REGISTER HERE. Or phone 604-990-3755.

Large carnivores play a crucial role maintaining the health of ecosystems around the world. Explore the beauty, challenges, and connections of the big carnivores with biologist and wildlife photographer Darren Colello. Learn about conservation and species preservation as Darren shares his experiences with grizzlies, big cats, wild canids, hyenas, and more.

Bears In Mind - Bears of Whistler and Paradise Valley

Saturday, April 4, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

REGISTER HERE. Or phone 604-990-3755.

Cost: $10.75

Presenter: Michael Allen

Bears are part of our unique temperate rainforest ecology. Bear expert Michael Allen has watched, researched, and photographed black bears and grizzly bears in southwest British Columbia for more than 30 years. Michael will share information about his field studies and delve into bear biology, their behaviours, and their adaptations to living in human modified environments. He'll also show amazing footage of undisturbed bears taken with his remote cameras.

Flourishing Oceans

Saturday, June 13, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

REGISTER HERE. Or phone 604-990-3755.

Cost: $10.75

Presenter: Emily Johnson of Marine Mammal Rescue

The welfare of our marine mammal populations tells us a lot about the health of our oceans. Take a deep dive into marine mammal conservation. Learn about the Vancouver Aquarium's Marine Mammal Rescue program and its Sea Lion Disentanglement Program, and discover how you can help protect marine mammals by managing plastic waste.

Community Event

Lynn Canyon Park BIOBLITZ - Adult and Teen Sessions

Sunday, May 24. FREE

Session 1: 8:00 am to 11:00 am. REGISTER HERE.

Session 2: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. REGISTER HERE.

Get to know Lynn Canyon Park in a new way. We'll take an ecological snapshot of our area on a Bioblitz, a search for species in Lynn Canyon's creeks and forests. Sign up for one or both sessions - the first session is focused on birds and the second session is focused on botony.

Volunteer Opportunities

School Program Volunteer

Ages 15 and up

Do you love learning outdoors? Join us to help students from preschool to grade twelve as they explore streams and forests and embark on field studies. Programs run mornings Monday to Friday. Contact us to set up an interview. Phone 604 990-3755.

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