march, 2020

15mar(mar 15)10:00 am26(mar 26)4:00 pmWildlife Weeks at the Ecology CentreRecommended Ages:0 to 2 - Infants & Toddlers,3 to 4 - Preschoolers,5 to 8 - Primary,9 to 12 - Intermediate,Over 13 - Teens

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WILDLIFE WEEKS 2020 – March 15 to March 26

This spring-break, celebrate the natural world by learning more about our local plants and wildlife.

All the events are held at the Ecology Centre.

Plan to arrive early as space is limited and tickets for seating are on a first-come basis.

Great Snakes and Remarkable Reptiles

Sunday, March 15, noon to 4 pm – Open House
Presenter: Westcoast Reptile Education Society

The suggested donation is $2 per person or $5 per family.
It’s cool to be cold at the Ecology Centre! Meet a variety of snakes and lizards and you’ll discover they’re warmer than you think.

Swoop and Soar – Birds of Prey

Monday, March 16, 1 pm

Presenter: OWL Rescue

The suggested donation is $2 per person or $5 per family.

The volunteers at OWL are dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of raptors. Meet two non-releasable birds of prey and learn about OWL’s efforts to save injured raptors.

Our Wild Neighbours

Tuesday, March 17, 1 pm

Presenter: Marcy Potter of the Fur-Bearers

The suggested donation is $2 per person or $5 per family.

We share our city with all kinds of wonderful wildlife. Let’s find out how to peacefully co-exist with beavers, coyotes, raccoons, skunks and many other animals so we can become better neighbours.

The Caterpillar and Pollywog – Black Light Puppet Show

Friday, March 20. Shows begin at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, and 1:00 pm.

Presenter: The Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre Puppeteers

The suggested donation is $2 per person or $5 per family.

Katie the Caterpillar knows she has a spectacular future, while Tom the Pollywog is happy to follow Katie’s lead. Families will enjoy meeting Katie, Tom and all their pond pals in this whimsical black light puppet show.

Wild About Mason Bees

Monday, March 23, 10:30 am

Presenter: Taren Urquhart

The suggested donation is $2 per person or $5 per family.

As pollinators of flowering plants, native bees play an important role in the environment and in our food production. Buzz to the Ecology Centre and learn how to identify mason bees, discover what makes their life cycle so fascinating, and build a bee house.

Night Flyers

Tuesday, March 24, 1:00 pm

Presenter: Kirk Miles of BC Community Bat Program

The suggested donation is $2 per person or $5 per family.

Bats are astounding! Find out about their amazing night-flying, bug-catching abilities and discover how you can help the bats living in your neighbourhood.

The Bear Essentials

Thursday, March 26. 10:30 am

Presenter: North Shore Black Bear Society

The suggested donation is $2 per person or $5 per family.

Black bears are part of our unique temperate rainforest ecosystem. This family friendly presentation will help you decode the mysteries of bear behaviour and become a considerate citizen of bear country.

City Salmon

Thursday, March 26, 1:00 pm

Presenter: Fernando Lessa

The suggested donation is $2 per person or $5 per family.

Journey with “outdoor storyteller” Fernando Lessa into the watery world of Vancouver’s rivers and streams. Discover urban salmon and other creek creatures that depend on clean water and be inspired to protect our local waterways.

Time

15 (Sunday) 10:00 am - 26 (Thursday) 4:00 pm

Location

Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre

3663 Park Rd, North Vancouver, BC

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