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October 2017

Oct 8


The Como Lake United Church, where we currently hold our monthly meetings, is planning on rebuilding. As a result, the BMN Executive have been on the search for a new location for our public meetings. We are happy to announce that we have found a wonderful new location! As of this November, BMN monthly meetings will move from the current…

Oct 7

Video of the Two Beaver Kits in Pt Moody

Residents of the Klahanie neighbourhood in PoMo first noticed a beaver in a nearby stream last November. Now there are three! To see a short video of Mum and Kits, click here.

Oct 5

Give the City of Port Coquitlam Your Opinion On How To Manage Tress in the Community

From the City of Port Coquitlam Interested in Port Coquitlam’s trees? You’re invited to our workshop on Oct 12 to discuss ideas for updating our tree policies and regulations to better manage our urban forests. Taking place from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Gathering Place in Leigh Square, the workshop will wrap up a 10-week public consultation process, during…

September 2017

Sep 4

"LET'S TALK TREES" in PoCo: Online Survey for Update to Tree Bylaw ends Sept 30th

The City of Port Coquitlam is looking for your opinions about some of the ideas the City is considering to better manage the urban forest. There’s lots of background information on their website, plus a guided survey for you to complete. The public consultation phase ends on Sept 30th.

August 2017

Aug 30

*NEW* email address for your submissions to the BMN Newsletter

Please send your submissions to our newsletter editor Linda Soer at BMNnewsletter at gmail dot com. Thanks!

Aug 19

Mossom Creek BIO-BLITZ - a 24 hour marathon of counting species

Here’s your chance to celebrate local biodiversity through a 24 hour ‘marathon’ where the public, scientists and local stewards come together to identify and record local plants and wildlife in the Mossom Creek watershed in Port Moody. For more info on how to participate, see the Mossom Creek website. To read about the event in the TriCity News, click here….

June 2017

Jun 28

The Canada 150 Biodiversity Challenge - Canada-wide 'Bio-Blitz' on July 1st!

This project is a celebration of Canada’s biodiversity and a collective effort to try and record as many of Canada’s wild species as we can on Canada Day 2017! *To mark the 150th birthday of Canada, the individual challenge is to observe and submit at least 150 observations of different wild species (no captive or cultivated species please) within the…

Jun 22

Public Consultation on the Ioco Lands

The public is invited to provide input on the proposed Sustainable Design Principles and potential features for the new community proposed for the Ioco Lands by participating either online (check back on June 1, 2017) or by attending an open house. Two Open Houses will be held (both are drop-in): Sat June 17 10am – 1 pm in the Anmore…

Jun 15

Public Consultation on draft Plans for Widgeon Park

Metro Vancouver Parks is developing a draft management plan for the proposed Widgeon Park. Background information for the draft plan is available here. Several site tours of a portion of the park are offered, and you can sign up for one of these by following the above link. There will also be an Open House on Thursday, June 15 at…

Jun 5

WANTED: Sandhill Crane Feathers

A genetic project on Sandhill Cranes within the Fraser Valley and Coastal BC needs your help. If you come across any crane feathers, please keep the feather(s) stored in a paper bag and do not to handle the tip of the feather with fingers to avoid DNA contamination. Record the location and the date of collection. Contact Myles Lamont (myles…

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