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April 2020

Virtual Eco Camp Pilot

April 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - April 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Photo:  Kathleen Stormont ONLINE CAMP   Join Stanley Park Ecology Society educators and camp leaders for an exciting, virtual day…

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May 2020

Migratory Bird Photography

May 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Photo:  Pierre Cenerelli WEBINAR   Join award-winning photographer and bird enthusiast Pierre Cenerelli for a photography webinar around our seasonal migrant birds in celebration of…

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Migratory Song Birds

May 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Photo:  Mark White WEBINAR   Join Catherine Jardine of Birds Canada for a webinar about migrating songbirds in celebration of World Migratory Bird…

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Stanley Park Owls

May 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Milva DeSiena WEBINAR   Back by popular demand! Join us for an online owl program to learn about these…

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All About Eagles

May 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Mark White WEBINAR   The eagles have returned, reinforced their nests, and laid their eggs. Now the eaglets are…

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Stanley Park Owls (Online)

May 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Mark White WEBINAR Back by popular demand! Join us for an online owl program to learn about these amazing…

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June 2020

Wild About Urban Coyotes (Online)

June 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo: Michael Schmidt WEBINAR   The crafty coyote is a relatively new neighbour in the Lower Mainland, and yet it…

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Identifying Bird Songs (Online)

June 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo:  Don Enright WEBINAR Ever wonder what bird makes that sound? Join Capilano University professor Roy Jantzen in learning local…

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Legacy of Trees: Historical Trees of Stanley Park (Online)

June 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo:  Don Enright WEBINAR   Peek into the past with local author Nina Shoroplova as we celebrate the release of…

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[Cancelled] How to Be a Citizen Scientist (Online)

June 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo:  Don Enright WEBINAR In this webinar, Michelle Parry and Anna Rea from WILD Outside will speak about Citizen Science…

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The Herons Are Hatching! (Online)

June 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Greg Hart WEBINAR   This webinar is free for Adopt-a-Heron-Nest program supporters. If you have donated to this program,…

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Learning to Identify Mushrooms (Online)

June 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Photo:  Willoughby Arevalo WEBINAR In this webinar with fungus enthusiast Willoughby Arevalo, you will learn the principles of mushroom identification…

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Backyard Pollinators (Online)

June 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Photo: Erika Hyde WEBINAR Spring is the time for blooming flowers and buzzing bees, so there is no better time…

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Common Tree Diseases & Insect Pests (Online)

June 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Andy Gougherty WEBINAR Have you ever wondered why the leaves on your maple trees seem to turn white each…

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Turning Braids to Baskets with Foraged Materials (Online)

June 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Photo:  Sharon Kallis WEBINAR Over this two hour webinar, Sharon Kallis, founder of EartHand Gleaners, will demonstrate how to graduate from a…

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July 2020

All About Eagles (Online)

July 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Don Enright WEBINAR   Back by popular demand! The eagles have returned, reinforced their nests, and laid their eggs.…

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Identifying Bird Songs (Online)

July 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo: Mark White WEBINAR This program is back by popular demand! Ever wonder what bird makes that sound? Join Capilano…

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Learning to Identify Mushrooms (Online)

July 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Photo: Willoughby Arevalo WEBINAR This program is back by popular demand! In this webinar with fungus enthusiast Willoughby Arevalo, you…

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Native and Invasive Plants 101 (Online)

July 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo: Greg Hart WEBINAR Ever wondered about the plants of Stanley Park? Learn how groups like SPES and the Invasive Species…

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Busy Beavers (Online)

July 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo: Mark White WEBINAR Float over to this webinar to learn about one of Stanley Park’s most charismatic creatures -…

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Sapsucker Saga (Online)

July 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo: Frank Lin WEBINAR Superstar wildlife photographer and SPES volunteer Frank Lin is here to tell you all about the…

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[Cancelled] Ask a Park Ranger (Online)

July 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo: Vancouver Park Board WEBINAR Do you have questions about what Park Rangers do to take care of parks, such…

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August 2020

Stanley Park Owls (Online)

August 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Milva DeSiena WEBINAR Join us for an online owl program! You will learn all about the owls that frequent…

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Wonderful Weeds (Online)

August 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Photo:  Gerry Bates WEBINAR Have you ever stepped into your backyard or local park and thought, “What good are all these weeds?” Join us to…

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The Herons Are Heading Out (Online)

August 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Frank Lin WEBINAR This webinar is free for Adopt-a-Heron-Nest program supporters. If you have donated to this program, please…

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(Cancelled) Ocean Depths to Tree Tops – Youth Nature Program!

August 17, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until August 20, 2020

VIRTUAL YOUTH PROGRAM   Via interactive video talks and activities youth will learn about marine and terrestrial ecology, community science…

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(Cancelled) Ocean Depths to Tree Tops – Youth Nature Program!

August 20, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until August 20, 2020

VIRTUAL YOUTH PROGRAM   Via interactive video talks and activities youth will learn about marine and terrestrial ecology, community science…

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Old-Growth Forests (Online)

August 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Don Enright WEBINAR Climb into this webinar with Hannah Dyck-Chan, current SPES educator and past volunteer with the Ancient Forest Alliance, to discover old-growth forest ecology. Learn about common tree…

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Beautiful Bats (Online)

August 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo:  SPES WEBINAR Come ‘hang’ in this webinar to get a glimpse into the lives of the only true flying mammal…

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Rambunctious River Otters (Online)

August 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Mark White WEBINAR Splash into this webinar to learn about everyone’s favourite whimsical water weasel, the North American river otter!  Find…

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September 2020

(SOLD OUT) Learning to Identify Mushrooms (Online)

September 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Photo:  Willoughby Arevalo WEBINAR In this webinar with fungus enthusiast Willoughby Arevalo, you will learn the principles of mushroom identification…

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Rambunctious River Otters (Online)

September 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Mark White WEBINAR Splash into this webinar to learn about everyone’s favourite whimsical water weasel, the North American river otter!  Find…

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Busy Beavers (Online)

September 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Mark White WEBINAR Float over to this webinar to learn about one of Stanley Park’s most charismatic creatures -…

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Birds of a Feather: Duck, Duck, Goose? (Online)

September 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Photo:  Don Enright WEBINAR As the seasons change from summer to fall, so do the birds of Stanley Park.  Across…

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It’s Alive! Stanley Park’s Life List (Online)

September 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Photo:  Michael Schmidt WEBINAR Ever wonder what lives within Stanley Park’s 405 hectares of forest, wetland and beaches? Find out…

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Old-Growth Forests (Online)

September 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Photo:  SPES WEBINAR Many of our province’s biggest trees are found right in Stanley Park, just a walk from downtown…

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(CANCELLED) Radical Reptiles (Online)

September 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Erika Hyde WEBINAR Slither on over to this webinar to learn about some of nature’s classic cold-blooded creatures: reptiles!  Get…

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October 2020

Birding Bright – Exploring Responsible Birding (Online)

October 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Free

Photo:  Liron Gertsman ONLINE PANEL Many of us have been captivated by the world of birds that is so easily…

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Making Sense of Bird Senses: How Birds Perceive the World (Online)

October 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Photo:  Milva DeSiena WEBINAR Have you ever wondered what it would be like to experience the world like a bird? …

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Beautiful Bats (Online)

October 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo:  SPES WEBINAR Come ‘hang’ in this webinar to get a glimpse into the lives of the only true flying mammal…

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Stanley Park Owls (Online)

October 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Liron Gertsman WEBINAR Silently fly into this online owl program with Public Environmental Educator Megan Manes! Megan has first-hand…

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Ocean Depths to Tree Tops Youth Nature Program

October 15, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL CLUB From blobfish and plankton, to bats and berries. Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Ocean Wise for…

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Ocean Depths to Tree Tops Youth Nature Program

October 15, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL CLUB From blobfish and plankton, to bats and berries. Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Ocean Wise for…

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Kelp, Chitons and Clams – Oh My! (Online)

October 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo:  Gerry Bates WEBINAR Join SPES Environmental Educator Justine Kaseman to explore the bizarre life in Stanley Park’s intertidal zone.…

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Ocean Depths to Tree Tops Youth Nature Program

October 22, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL CLUB From blobfish and plankton, to bats and berries. Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Ocean Wise for…

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Ocean Depths to Tree Tops Youth Nature Program

October 22, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL CLUB From blobfish and plankton, to bats and berries. Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Ocean Wise for…

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Identifying Bird Songs (Online)

October 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Photo:  Liron Gertsman WEBINAR Ever wonder which bird makes what sound? Join Capilano University professor Roy Jantzen to learn a…

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Curious Coyotes (Online)

October 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Milva DeSiena WEBINAR The crafty coyote is a relatively new animal neighbour in the Lower Mainland that has now…

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CANCELLED – Nocturnal Creature Feature Family Game Night (Online)

October 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo:  Mark White ONLINE GAME NIGHT Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate Halloween with the family?  Spend…

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Ocean Depths to Tree Tops Youth Nature Program

October 29, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL CLUB From blobfish and plankton, to bats and berries. Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Ocean Wise for…

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Ocean Depths to Tree Tops Youth Nature Program

October 29, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL CLUB From blobfish and plankton, to bats and berries. Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Ocean Wise for…

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November 2020

Ocean Depths to Tree Tops Youth Nature Program

November 5, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL CLUB From blobfish and plankton, to bats and berries. Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Ocean Wise for…

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Ocean Depths to Tree Tops Youth Nature Program

November 5, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL CLUB From blobfish and plankton, to bats and berries. Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Ocean Wise for…

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Intro to Mushrooms (Online)

November 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  SPES WEBINAR  What are the good edibles and the dangerously toxic fungi in Southwest BC? Come enjoy the mycelial musings of Dr.…

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Ocean Depths to Tree Tops Youth Nature Program

November 12, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL CLUB From blobfish and plankton, to bats and berries. Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Ocean Wise for…

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Ocean Depths to Tree Tops Youth Nature Program

November 12, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

VIRTUAL CLUB From blobfish and plankton, to bats and berries. Join the Stanley Park Ecology Society and Ocean Wise for…

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Winter Waterfowl (Online)

November 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Liron Gertsman WEBINAR Back by popular demand! As the season slowly transitions from fall to winter, so do the birds of…

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All About Eagles (Online)

November 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Mark White WEBINAR The eagles are taking flight around Lost Lagoon and the Seawall in Stanley Park, and heading…

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Marvelous Marine Mammals (Online)

November 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo:  Robyn Worcester WEBINAR Join SPES Environmental Educator Justine Kaseman to learn about the marvelous marine mammals we have right off the…

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December 2020

Adventures in Algae (Online)

December 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Photo:  Denis Seguin WEBINAR Did you know that all seaweed is algae, but not all algae is seaweed?!  Join algae…

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Going Squirrelly in Stanley Park (Online)

December 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photo:  Gerry Bates WEBINAR Scurry on over to this program with SPES Urban Wildlife Program Coordinator Dannie Piezas to peek into the life of…

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Christmas Bird Count for Kids (Online)

December 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

WEBINAR Calling all young birders! Join us online alongside other families and experts for this annual bird survey event. This…

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CANCELLED: Eco-Friendly Ornaments (Online)

December 16, 2020 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Photo:  Original by Milva DeSiena, modification by Jayden Gross ONLINE WORKSHOP Join ecology enthusiast Jayden Gross for this online workshop…

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Stanley Park Owls (Online)

December 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Don Enright WEBINAR Silently fly into this online owl program with Public Environmental Educator Megan Manes! Megan has first-hand…

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January 2021

Things You ‘Otter’ Know in Stanley Park (Online)

January 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo:  Frank Lin WEBINAR Splash into this webinar with Public Environmental Educator Megan Manes to learn about everyone’s favourite whimsical water weasel,…

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Inside the Mind of a Crow (Online)

January 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Photo:  Frank Lin WEBINAR If you live in Vancouver, it’s safe to assume you are well acquainted with crows. But…

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Plant Ink Extraction for Watercolours (Online)

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Photo:  Edward Fu-Chen Juan ONLINE WORKSHOP Want to learn how to make your own watercolours from plants native to British Columbia?  Look…

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