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July 2018

Showcasing films from around the world at Science World’s Science Theatre [July 1 – August 26]

Time: See detailed schedule Price: Regular Admission applies Science World will be offering a summer long series of bird films from around the world. Science World is one of Vancouver’s star attractions with easy access from the Vancouver Convention Centre and the downtown by skytrain, car or bicycle.

August 2018

Birds of the 604 [August 1 – September 30]

From August 1 to September 30, Birds of the 604 and the Vancouver Bird Strategy will be on display at the VanDusen Botanical Garden. The exhibition created by students of Langara’s Design Formation program partnered with Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation to illustrate bird friendly building and landscape design.

25th Anniversary Photo Exhibition [August 11- September 30]

Maplewood Flats Conservation Area is hosting a photo exhibition for it’s 25th anniversary! A group of of photos from those submitted to us for the exhibition will be chosen for display. As well, there will be a wall of photos taken by youth visitors and instagram photographers. This event will be the opening reception for…

Stanley Park Ecology Society [August 19-26]

    Stanley Park Ecology Society will be offering a host of activities during the festival please see their website for full details. More information

Kingfisher Summer Camp [August 20-24]

    In conjunction with the Vancouver International Bird Festival, we present an adventurous and creative summer camps designed for young bird lovers aged 7-13. Info:  https://kingfisheraugustcamp.eventbrite.ca

All Day

As the Crow Flies [August 21-26]

  Keep your eyes open for As the Crow Flies, a community-engaged public art project that brings creative connections to urban birds directly into the hands of the citizens of Vancouver. As the Crow Flies is a 10-kilometer community public art project consisting of several artworks. With this project, the chART Fieldhouse team is taking…

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Artists for Conservation Festival and Exhibit [August 22-25]

Price: Tickets required Artists for Conservation will showcase some of the worlds best nature art at the Congress and Festival. Artists for Conservation has been engaged as the official visual arts partner to organize, curate and deliver all official programming related to visual arts, which includes AFC’s annual juried exhibit, a collaborative mural, artist demo…

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Field Trips to great birding and nature locations around Vancouver [August 20-26]

Field trips to local birding and scenic areas run all week long.

9:00 am — 9:45 pm

Words Rising, Birds Rising – A Coast Salish Artists Residency [August 20-29]

Artists: Christie Lee Charles Wil George Charlene George Curator: Kamala Todd Date: August 20th – August 29th Time: 9am – 9:45pm daily, except Sunday 9am-4:45pm Location: Roundhouse Exhibition Hall Opening Reception and Presentations: Friday, August 24th, 6pm – 9pm From August 20-29, the Vancouver Park Board in partnership with the Roundhouse welcomes artists Christie Charles (of…

6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

The Flock – Activating Public Space

Who: Aeriosa What: 3 evenings of public vertical dance on the west wall of the Guinness Office Tower for the 1st Vancouver International Bird Festival When: August 22nd to 24th 6pm-8pm How to watch: best audience viewing is directly below the west wall of the office building and at Portal Park on the corner of…

Bird Festival Day at VanDusen Botanical Gardens

Budding Birders at VanDusen’s Bird Garden (Ages 4 – 10) VanDusen’s Backyard Bird Garden officially opened in March and has become quite a hub of bird activity since then! Drop by anytime between 10 am and 12 pm for a morning of hands-on activities to learn more about the birds that frequent VanDusen such as…

Nature & Bird Expo [August 23-25]

NATURE & BIRD EXPO Date: Thursday, August 23rd, 12pm – 6pm Friday, August 24th, 12pm – 6 pm Saturday, August 25th, 10am – 6pm Location: Vancouver Convention Centre 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3 The Bird Expo at the Vancouver International Bird Festival is the largest showcase of birds and nature in Canada. We…

Science Tours

Get an in-depth view of science in action guided by university students from Simon Fraser University to the scientific posters, attendance at talks, opportunity to chat with ornithologists from around the world, and access to the Nature and Bird Expo. More information

Poets & Birds

MIGRATION SONGS Poetry & Ornithology Migration Songs brings together eleven powerful contemporary poets to consider an array of bird species. Each poet was put in conversation with a particular ornithologist or scientist to consider their chosen species collaboratively. The result is an extended “message sent to moving stars,” as participating poet and ornithologist Kurt Trzcinski…

Stars of the Bird World: Birds of Peace

Location: The Ballroom, Vancouver Convention Centre Speakers: Yossi Leshem, Alexandre Roulin and Mansour Abu Rashid. Yossi Leshem, Alexandre Roulin and Mansour Abu Rashid will give their lively presentation Birds of Peace. Working on a collaborative bird research project, Leshem, Roulin and Abu Rashid describe how nations can overcome barriers and people can find common bonds….

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