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19 February 2023 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm PST
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We live in an exciting time when our phones and devices become powerful tools in observing and recording nature. Community science initiatives like iNaturalist and eBird allow anyone with a phone or computer to log valuable, location-specific observations of living things. These apps help us identify plants, animals, and insects through powerful image and bird song recognition technology. Ready to start discovering your backyard? Join SPES Educator Tamara Litke to try out amazing nature apps: iNaturalist, Merlin, and Picture This. Download the apps on your phone or tablet and come learn about the amazing and diverse species found locally!
Accessibility note: This program requires moving at a moderate pace with moderate inclines on some uneven surfaces such as gravel, pavement, and boardwalk) for up to 1.5 hours. App purchases are optional and separate from the walk. This program will end in Lost Lagoon. If you have any questions about accessibility, please email Anna at firstname.lastname@example.org
This program will meet at the Nature House on Lost Lagoon (located near the intersection of Alberni and Chilco Street, underneath the viewing platform) and proceed to Cathedral Trail. Please arrive 5 minutes early to sign in. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Terms and conditions
(1) Registration required - NO DROP-INS ARE ALLOWED. Fees for this program are based on a sliding scale – you choose what you pay!
(2) Weather dependent - Please check your email 12 hours before the program date and time to confirm it has not been cancelled due to inclement weather such as high winds, heavy rain, or extreme heat.
(3) Program Availability – Program full or you cannot attend this day or time? Sign up here to be notified when the program runs in the future.
(4) Cancellation policy – We refund cancellations due to illness to keep everyone healthy, but the number of recent cancellations is impacting our capacity to run these programs. If you must cancel, please let us know if you need a refund or if you are able to help us offer affordable programs for the public by donating your registration fee. (This is one way we can all subsidize programs in this changing economic climate and ensure these programs are available on a sliding scale.)
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.