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13 May 2023 @ 3:00 pm – 4:10 pm PDT
Join us for the launch of this year’s Greater Vancouver Bird Celebration! This keynote kicks off two weeks of events celebrating birds across Greater Vancouver. Find workshops, guided bird walks, and more at the Greater Vancouver Bird Celebration website.
The event will begin with the presentation of this year’s Alan Duncan Bird Conservation Award. The Keynote will be a presentation on local bird identification with SPES educator Frank Lin.
About Alan Duncan Bird Conservation Award Recipient: Kevin Bell
The Alan Duncan Bird Conservation Award was established to help encourage local bird conservation initiatives through the arts and sciences including critical research on resident, migratory and over-wintering bird species. This year’s recipient is Kevin Bell! Kevin has a long list of achievements across an entire career in bird conservation, including the instrumental role that he played in the dedication of the Maplewood Flats Conservation Area.
About Keynote Speaker: Frank Lin
Frank is a local Bird Photographer, and Nature Educator with Stanley Park Ecological Society. On most weekends you can find Frank at the Nature House on lost lagoon. He also leads monthly bird counts, and assists with other bird conservation work around the park. Check out his bird photography on instagram @fylegend21 .
870 Denman St, Vancouver, BC V6G 2L8
Doors Open: 2:45 PM
Keynote Begins: 3:00 PM
Event Ends: 4:10 PM
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Accessibility: This program takes place in an auditorium at street level. Accessible seating will be reserved in the front row. If you have any questions about accessibility, please email Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.