TriCities YNC

Volunteer Leader: Dawn Roumieu 
 **Presently seeking additional volunteer co-leader. Click here for more information**


Past Explorer Days

Sunday, November 3, 2013 Geocaching at Belcarra Regional Park.
Try your hand at geocaching, an
outdoor recreational activity in which the participants use a Global
Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other
navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches”
or “caches”. No experience necessary!


Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Nature Walk and Creative Cafe at Minnekhada Park
Join us as we take an easy walk through Minnekhada Regional Park and end
up at the Creative Cafe. The Creative Cafe involves fun, creative
activities hosted by the Minnekhada Park Association.
Sunday, July 7 at
Belcarra Regional Park.
Be a park steward and help remove ivy (an invasive
species) at Belcarra Regional Park! This event is hosted by Metro Vancouver
Parks and the Lower Mainland Green Team.
The event runs from 9:45-1 however I wouldn’t expect
younger members to enjoy participating for that long. (I would expect mine to
last an hour at the most). However, there is a wonderful beach to explore, an
extensive trail system and a playground at the picnic area. Bring a picnic
lunch and stay to enjoy the park for a while!


Saturday, February 16th, 2013
Hyde Creek Education Centre and Hatchery
Morning Program – Start time TBA
$1 donation per person requested but not mandatory.

Join the Hyde Creek Watershed Society for a tour to discover salmon and the Hyde Creek Hatchery and its role in conserving and feeding salmon. Event includes a craft.

There are ‘No Parking’ restrictions on both sides of Coast Meridian Road adjacent to the Education Centre & Hatchery. Alternative parking may be found at the following locations:

Lincoln Drive (North-East of Coast Meridian)
Laurier Avenue (East of Coast Meridian)
Hyde Creek Recreation Centre on Laurier Ave –  then a short walk (west) along PoCo trail to the Education Centre & Hatchery.

Please email Dawn or Jason for more information at

Saturday, March 9th, 2013
Feathery Friends
Time and location TBA

Join Douglas College Institute of Urban Ecology for a look at birds that are common in the Lower Mainland and how they have adapted to different niches. This workshop includes creating nesting bags or bird boxes for participants to keep.

Please email Dawn or Jason for more information at

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