Conservation Events in July

 

Looking to join some conservation efforts or learn about the natural world around us but don’t know where to start? Here are some things you can do in July to get started!

If you aren’t able to attend these events, you can still create a ripple effect by telling your friends and family.

See you there!

Team Ripple Coast

 
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July 12th (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Indigenous Plant Use

Organized by: Stanley Park Ecology Society

Location: Stanley Park

Meet at: #19 Bus Loop

$22 for members, $28 for non-members

http://stanleyparkecology.ca/event/indigenous-plant-use-66/

Also offered July 30thJuly 13th (10:00 - 12:00 pm)

 
 

Invasive Species Pull

Organized by: Watershed Watch Salmon Society

Location: 13063 Harris Rd, Pitt Meadows

Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/2369271633159627/

 
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July 13th (10:00 - 1:00 pm)

Maple Ridge Shoreline Clean Up

Organized by: Watershed Watch Salmon Society/Plastic Bottle

Meet at: Maple Ridge (edge of the Fraser River and Kanaka Creek)

Free

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScTgKan_oqO1ycHZyyDzwqx53h1ooaxJ0HdE3z9qjMhjw7UNA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR1E-H2xJWc9lULWdtkqwZZho2jduD7GpR0m-djPsr-nnaRqPaZjiJGF090https://www.facebook.com/events/1439402046199676/

Need to register!

 
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July 13th (10:00 - 1:00 pm)

EcoStewards: Invasive Species Pull

Organized by: Stanley Park Ecology Society

Location: Stanley Park

Free

http://stanleyparkecology.ca/event/ecostewards-10-a-m-1-p-m-2/2019-07-13/?mc_cid=6f88671caf&mc_eid=12ae268bec

 
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July 14th (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Forest and Fires Talk

Organized by: Stanley Park Ecology Society

Location: Stanley Park

Pre-register: $5 members / $10 non-members, Drop in: $7 members / $12.50 non-members

http://stanleyparkecology.ca/event/forests-and-fires/?mc_cid=6f88671caf&mc_eid=12ae268bec



 
 

July 20th (9:30 am - 10:30 am)

Sea Star Survey

Locations: Wild Pacific Trail/Strawberry Isle/Ucluelet AquariumBig Beach, Ucluelet* Van Island

Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/2286263691691824/

July 21st (10:00 am - 2:00 pm & 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Insect Bioblitz at Beaver Lake, Stanley Park with Entomological Society of B.C.

Free! Come volunteer and work together with others to find and identify different species of insects!

 
 

July 22nd (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

UBC Talk: AGENTS OF CHANGE - What role should universities play on global issues like the climate crisis? Location: UBC, Jack Poole Hall

$10

https://sustain.ubc.ca/events/agents-change?fbclid=IwAR3uk8SnSQ1Igk4eBgk8Aad6cV7d6c06_RGIAucu2RAbcR-5a74-aNqvug0

July 24th (4:00 pm)

Learn more about reducing shipping effects on local whales & the Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) Program!

Free but need to register:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/reducing-shipping-effects-on-local-whales-july-24-2019-registration-63072212686

Photos 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 provided by Emily Kuang

Photos 1, 6, 7 provided by Clare Stone