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#75698
There are some great events and activities lined up, this year is “Birds in our Garden” with many events featuring the important relationship between plants and birds in our city.

There will be a Big Day bird count that will culminate at the finale event at the public library on May 14th which should be a lot of fun with prize giveaways.

Everyone should go and celebrate Vancouver Bird Week May 7-14. For birders of all levels and ages there are walks, workshops, films, and lectures all week long to learn more about birds.

Visit http://www.vancouverbirdweek.ca for more information.

Cheers,
Mel
#76046
A friendly reminder about this great event in addition to the great events mentioned above:

There will also be a book launch on May 14th at the Central Downtown Library by Nature Vancouver for the new book "The birder's guide to Vancouver and the Lower Mainland"

All info for that here:

http://www.vancouverbirdweek.ca/session ... 16-finale/

Also, the city bird this year is the Peregrine Falcon:

http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-cu ... cial-city-

All the events, locations and times for the week are posted here:

http://www.vancouverbirdweek.ca

Cheers,
Mel
#76224
Vancouver Bird Week kicks off today and anyone who hasn't seen the fantastic film "The messenger" it's screening on May 11th at the Rio Theatre with David Suzuki introducing the film.

All events here:
http://www.vancouverbirdweek.ca/events/

Young birder Liron Gerstman also has his photography exhibition at Roundhouse Community centre on now until May 31st! Congrats Liron!

All details here:
http://www.vancouverbirdweek.ca/session ... xhibition/

There is also a mini pelagic trip offered on May 14th you can book here:

https://sewellsmarina.zaui.net/modules/ ... &vendorId=

Cheers,
Mel
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