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21 April 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm PDT
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If you’ve been to Stanley Park, you’ve most likely met a Canada Goose. Their quirky and loud presence is hard to ignore – but what are these wonderful waterfowl up to? The language of geese goes far beyond honks, and most of their communication happens through body language! Springtime is full of tension around territories and tender pair-bonding for Canada Geese, making this the perfect time to learn how to interpret what they are saying. Join bird language enthusiast
, Celina Starnes at Lost Lagoon, as she translates head bobs, hisses and more. This is an adult only program.
This program will meet at the Nature House on Lost Lagoon (located underneath the Lost Lagoon viewing platform near the intersection of Alberni and Chilco Streets). Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes in advance of the program.
Masks are mandatory for indoor programs and strongly suggested for outdoor programs.
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**All participants must pre-register for this program – NO DROP-INS ARE ALLOWED. Fees for this program are based on a sliding scale – you choose what you pay!
***This program is weather dependent. Please check your email 12 hours before the program date/time to confirm it has not been cancelled due to inclement weather such as high winds, heavy rain or extreme heat.
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*****Cancellation policy – We are accommodating refunds for 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 (we will continue to seek ways of subsidizing programs in this changing economic climate as well!)
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.