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Conservation and Nature

Mayne-ly Up Guided Hike

Join a CRD Regional Park’s naturalist to explore hidden treasures on the way to the summit of Mount Parke Regional Park on Mayne Island. Gaze below at the panoramic views of sea and land. The views are some of the best on the Gulf Islands. Bring a snack and water and wear sturdy shoes. Meet at the information kiosk by turning right on Fernhill Road, then right on Montrose Road, which leads to the park entrance. 1-4pm. Suitable for ages 8+.

Mayne Island Conservancy Society's Annual General Meeting

Renew your membership (or join us for the first time!) at the door and hear about where we've been in 2013 and where we're going in 2014!

Project, Program & Financial reports and vote on a change in our constitution and by-laws as well as nominate or re-elect 2 directors whose terms have been completed. The constitution change is to enable the Society to participate directly in land trusts and hold titles and covenants.

At the Ag Hall on Fernhill Road

Saving Seeds

Talk on the Millenium Seed Bank by Vanessa Sutcliffe

On Friday March 21st at 2:00 in the Ag Hall Vanessa will outline the aims and activities of the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership, with detail on some of the keystone projects and research work. She will also talk about the simple science behind drying and storing seeds, to encourage Mayne Island gardeners to save their own seeds.

In Mayne Island's Agricultural Hall on Fernhill Road - Cosponsored by the Garden Club and the Ag Society. Admission by Donation

Salon Movie - Kitturiaq

From the award-winning director of ON THE LINE comes the unconventional documentary KITTURIAQ. The film unflinchingly follows two men on a 620 km wilderness canoe journey through the vast, remote tundra of the Labrador Plateau- a little-known region of the Canadian North. Seen from the perspective of Malina- a mosquito who joins them on the journey- the film brings the viewer intimately into the experience of the expedition.

In the Mary Jeffery Resource Room (upstairs at the "Root Seller - 478 Village Bay Road) Admission by Donation

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