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VIRTUAL PROGRAMS - SPRING 2021

The Ecology Centre is doing everything we can to deliver safe and engaging programs to children and their families by moving our programs and workshops on-line. From story time for tiny tots to virtual adventures for young nature lovers, we have programs that will get your kids excited about the natural world around them!

Online programs, registration required on Eventbrite.

Join an Ecology Centre naturalist online for some weekend nature fun! This series is for ages 3-8 with parent participation required. Cost per family is $5.

BIG AND SMALL

Sunday, June 6. 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Link to register on Eventbrite

Learn about the big plants and animals of the forest, such as bears and trees. Discover how they are connected to the tiny creatures around us, such as bugs!

GARDENING FOR THE ANIMALS

Wednesday, May 26. 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Link to register on Eventbrite

Learn how to grow gardens that appeal to birds, bees, and other animals. How can you attract and observe these animals in your garden? Suitable for families with kids ages 5 and up. Cost: by donation.

CEDAR TREE OF LIFE

Wednesday, May 12. 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Link to register on Eventbrite

Join the Museum of Anthropology to learn about the western redcedar tree, the tree of life for the Coast Salish peoples. Suitable for families with kids ages 8 and up.

ORANGUTANS IN THE WILD

Friday, May 7. 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Link to register on Eventbrite

Take a journey to Indonesian Borneo and learn all about the fascinating work of the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation as they rescue and reintroduce orangutans back to the wild! Suitable for families with kids ages 8 and up. By donation, please consider giving $2.

TERRIFIC TREES - TREETOP TALES

Friday, May 14. 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Link to register on Eventbrite

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes about the giants of the forest - the terrific trees of the temperate rainforest! Suitable for families with kids ages 2 and up. Cost: by donation.

WHAT BUG IS THAT

Friday, May 28. 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Link to register on Eventbrite

Discover the amazing adaptations of our forests' invertebrates. Suitable for families with kids ages 5 and up. By donation, please consider giving $2.

BEAUTIFUL BATS - TREETOP TALES

Friday, June 11. 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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The late spring and summer are a wonderful time to notice bats darting around the forest and the waterfront. Let’s get together online and read stories and sing songs about the beauty of bats! Suitable for families with kids ages 2 and up. Cost: by donation.

These programs are for children ages 5 to 13. Children must be accompanied by an adult for online programs. You are welcome to register for a complimentary NatureKids to try it out - then you must become a member of NatureKids BC. www.naturekidsbc.ca

BOISTEROUS BIRDS

Sunday, May 9. 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Link to register on Eventbrite

This weekend, we’ll meet up with bird biologist Hana Hermanek! Learn about local BC birds, their songs, and their nests.

BARNACLE BONANZA

Sunday, June 13. 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Link to register on Eventbrite

What are those pointy creatures that stick onto the rocks on the beach? Join marine educator Stephanie Chong to learn more about the incredible world of the barnacle, and get ready to explore the beach this summer.

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