Mother’s Day Bio Blitz in Stanley Park

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If you are around the Vancouver area, we invite you to come explore the wild side of Vancouver on May 8th, and join us for a Community Bioblitz at Stanley Park!

The goal of a BioBlitz is to find and identify as many different organisms as possible. Join experienced naturalists to learn about our local wildlife (terrestrial, aquatic, marine), enjoy guided beach and forest programs, and help scientists identify as many different organisms as we can!

This is a FREE family friendly event open to everyone, and a great family activity for Mother’s Day! Rain or shine. This is a collaboration between Marine Life Sanctuaries Society, Science World, Vancouver Aquarium and other partners.

Register through eventbrite for updates on more programming provided by other partner organizations, what to expect for the event, and more.

 

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Event Schedule

10am–2pm: Explore a variety of activity tables by each of the following organizations: Science World, The Vancouver Aquarium, Stanley Park Ecology Society, CPAWS, Wild Whales Vancouver and Marine Life Sanctuaries Society

10am: Guided walking tours:
– “The ABCs of Birding” with Greg Hart
– “Meandering Mammals” with Stephanie Puleo

11am-1pm: “Below the Surface: A Mermaid’s View” with MLSS.
Get your hands wet and join us for an interactive beach program for the chance to see and touch some of the amazing creatures found in our local waters. From sea stars to crabs (and more!), our team of naturalists will share the cool, the weird, and the hilarious facts about our marine neighbours. Perfect for all ages!

11am: Guided walking tour:
– “Bug Trails with Dale” with Dale Minchin

12pm: Guided walking tour:
– “Bird Biodiversity” with Roy Jantzen

 

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