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October 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm PDT
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Often called modern day dinosaurs, Pacific Great Blue Herons are some of the largest and most distinctive bird species in our area. Through donors, stewardship, monitoring and education, SPES helps support and sustain these incredible birds which have been nesting in Stanley Park for more than 20 years! Learn about this unique urban colony with Urban Wildlife Programs Coordinator Nadia Xenakis who will be discussing highlights from this year’s nesting season including the colony’s success, interesting events and milestones, and more! Volunteer Frank Lin will also be showing beautiful photos taken from the season and answering all of your heron questions.
*Tickets must be purchased in advance. Fees for this program are based on a sliding scale – you choose what you pay! Your contributions help us bring you more online programs like this one!
**This program will take place on Zoom, so please make sure you have Zoom downloaded well in advance of the webinar. A Zoom link can be found within your confirmation email and will also be sent out one hour before the start of the program. Only one ticket required per household.
***This program is a pilot program, so at this time we won’t be sharing a recording for this program.
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.