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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

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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.

12th Osprey Festival

Welcome to the 12th Annual Osprey Festival taking place throughout the Conservation Area at Maplewood Flats. We are very excited to bring together a community of nature lovers from around the corner and across Coast Salish Territory. The event will feature workshops, guided walks, various speakers, live music, children’s entertainment, and food. We encourage everyone…

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9:00 am — 9:45 pm
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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…

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…

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Birds and Yoga

Join us for a wonderful outdoor yoga practice with the North Shore Mountains as the back drop! From Eagles to crows, birds and nature have inspired yoga philosophies and practices for centuries. Join us for a one hour bird-inspired yoga class that will explore the bird, wildlife, and nature imagery and inspiration present in yoga….

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Bike & Birds

Price: Free. Register here. Join Bird Studies Canada and Mobi by Shaw Gofor a special guided morning of birding and biking. On the morning of Saturday August 25th from 9-11:30 am we are pleased to be offering the opportunity to spend an hour and a half with a local bird expert as we visit some…

Children’s Bird Festival Day

Price: Ticket is required Join us at the Nature & Bird Expo for great interactive Children’s Programming. Discover the world of bugs and birds through crafts, educational activities and live exhibits. Make a bird puppet! Build your own birdhouse! Learn how to identify the birds in your garden by going on a Knowledge Treasure Hunt!…

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…

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Photo Contest Winner and Prize Draws

  The best 10 photos selected by the judges of the Pacific WildLife Foundation 2018 Bird Photo Contest will be on display at the Bird Expo. Festival goers to the Bird Expo can vote for their favourite three photos. Winning three photos take home cash prizes and all ten photos will be on display at…

Star of the Bird World : Jennifer Ackerman

Location: The Ballroom, Vancouver Convention Centre The Genius of Birds. Acclaimed science and nature writer Jennifer Ackerman explores the intelligence of birds. Learn how birds make and use sophisticated tools, solve complex problems, navigate to places they’ve never been, demonstrate astonishing feats of memory, craft artistic creations, negotiate their social world, and communicate in ways that resemble…

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