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October 30 @ 9:30 am 11:30 am PDT

Location: Blackie Spit
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Led by biologist Kris Cu, this walk will introduce you to the birds found in Surrey. See birds like great blue herons, red-tailed hawks, and belted kingfishers while meeting new people and sharing in the outdoors.

This program will meet at Blackie Spit. Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes in advance of the program.

Check out the Birding with Me series webpage to see all the events!

*Please note that we will be taking photos and recording some video during this walk. At the beginning of the walk, there will be photo release forms and you can let the leader know if you are not comfortable being in the photos or videos.

About your Bird Guide: Kris Cu

Kris Cu is a biological sciences graduate from SFU and is passionate about biodiversity conservation, sustainability and science communication. He grew up in the bustling city of Manila, Philippines where he was first introduced to birdwatching by his father. Upon moving to Canada, he carried over his love for birds and is grateful to be currently working for Birds Canada. Nowadays, he is often seen with a camera in the field as he attempts to capture images of the incredible wildlife and nature around him.

Birding with Me is a part of the Vancouver Bird Celebration and organized collaboratively by Stanley Park Ecology Society, Canadian Wildlife Service, Birds Canada, and the BC Bird Trail. Thank you so much to the Port of Vancouver for funding this series.

This program will follow approved COVID protocols, and attendees must respect these protocols to participate in the program. All participants must pre-register. To make everyone comfortable, we will encourage distancing and will be keeping numbers low to accommodate this.

*By purchasing a ticket, you are confirming you have read, understood, and agree to follow all COVID-19 protocols found here. Participants must include a telephone number and email address for contact tracing. 

**All participants must pre-register for this program – NO DROP-INS ARE ALLOWED. 

We gratefully acknowledge that the land on which we gather and help steward is the unceded and traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation. Since time immemorial, Coast Salish peoples have lived reciprocally with the land, harvesting and cultivating foods and medicines and practicing ceremony. The abundance of these lands and waters, which enables us to live, work, and play here today, is a result of the past and on-going stewardship and advocacy of the Coast Salish peoples.

Photo: Liron Gertsman

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