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December 2015

Dec 8

BMN raises funds for Wildlife Rescue at Dec 8th Silent Auction

It will be an evening of photos, food and the fun of a silent auction at the Burke Mountain Naturalists’ annual general meeting on Tuesday, December 8th. Browse and bid on items and gift certificates donated by local businesses, plus items and services donated by BMN members. There will be a bake table with tasty items for sale, and volunteers…

November 2015

Nov 30

BMN's concerns re: proposed dredging for PCT

BMN submitted a letter (dated November 22 2015) outlining our concerns about the plan to dredge a shipping channel for Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody, and to dispose the dredged material in Port Moody Arm. To read our letter, please click HERE.

June 2015

Jun 17

'Discover Nature in the Tri-Cities' booklet for kids launched!

BMN has produced a delightful guide for young explorers to eight of our local parks. For more info, please click here. Paper copies of the booklet are available for free while supplies last. If you would like a printed colour copy of the Discover Nature in the Tri-Cities booklet, please send your request via email to “”. To view, download…

Jun 10

Plan on Attending 'Renewing Riverview' - the 4th (and last) Open House

The visioning process was launched by the province in February 2014. The goal of the process is to build consensus among stakeholders, groups and individuals at the local, regional and provincial level on the future use of the Riverview Lands. Fourth Open House – Panel Discussion The fourth open house will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. It will…

Jun 6

Free Guided Bunting Walks at Colony Farm Park on June 6th

Two walks are planned on this day to enjoy views of the beautiful lazuli buntings and other migratory birds at Colony Farm Regional Park. (That’s a photo of a male bunting on our home page!). The first walk starts at 9AM and the second walk starts at 3PM. Walks will last approximately 2 hours. Dress for the weather with water…

April 2015

Apr 4

Enjoy Viewing a Short Film on BMN's Don Gillespie

A few years ago, filmmaker Matthew Hayes made a short (8 min) video featuring volunteer-extraordinaire, Don Gillespie, and his work to protect Pinecone-Burke and the Riverview Lands. Watch it by clicking here. It will make you smile!

March 2015

Mar 16

Mountain Bluebirds are B-A-C-K !!

Each spring, mountain bluebirds migrate through Colony Farm Regional Park. They are there now!

January 2015

Jan 3

Christmas Bird Count on Saturday January 3rd

BMN has been participating in the TriCities sector of the Pitt Meadows CBC for the past 21 years, and we’ll be out again this year, rain or shine, by foot, car and possibly by boat. You will be assigned to a team that is sent to one of 12 Areas (e.g., Colony Farm, Como Lake, Inlet Park, Lafarge Lake, along…

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