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March 2018 update

Susan Lehmann memorial service Susan's memorial has been set for April 14th, 2:00 pm, at First Memorial Funeral Services Fraser Heights Chapel, 14835 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC For those not familiar with her, Susan was involved with saving Green Timbers from the very beginning, helping her father, Wady Lehmann, with getting signatures on the petition. She [...]

By | 2018-03-09T15:05:01+00:00 March 9th, 2018|News & Events|Comments Off on March 2018 update

News mentions 2017

  November Road through Hawthorne Park approved via Alternative Approval Process Construction will begin in January despite public pressure to drop the project (December 4, 2017) "He [Pettigrew] speculates that the City of Surrey will likely use the same process with Green Timbers Park, where another road has been slated for construction." http://runnermag.ca/2017/12/road-through-hawthorne-park-approved-via-alternative-approval-process/   COLUMN: [...]

By | 2018-01-09T16:29:50+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Apres' Events, News & Events|Comments Off on News mentions 2017

Annual General Meeting

  Annual General Meeting: Monday, November 27 at Ricky's Restaurant in Fleetwood, Evergreen Mall, 8958 152 Street. We'll start to gather at 5:30, get the meeting going by 6:30 and wrap up around 8:00 pm. All are welcome, but you'll have to be a member ($5) to vote. We'll be putting forward new bylaws for [...]

By | 2017-11-06T00:32:28+00:00 October 11th, 2017|News & Events|Comments Off on Annual General Meeting

September 2017 Newsletter

The SNAP team on opening day in May. The team has wrapped things up for this year.     Hi everyone, Our next GTHS meeting is Wednesday, September 6 at the Surrey Nature Centre. We'll gather at 6:30 pm, start the meeting by 7:00 pm and wrap things up at 8:30 pm. You are invited, [...]

By | 2017-09-04T02:53:16+00:00 September 4th, 2017|News & Events|Comments Off on September 2017 Newsletter

Vancity grant allows King Creek headwaters to be cleaned up

First row: Njeri Kontulahti (Branch Manager), Nathan (SNAP), Donna Rowand (Assistant Branch Manager), Mimi Murray (Account Manager), Danica Gill (Account Manager); back row: Jasbir Sidhu (Account Manager), Rose Dhillon (Account Manager), Jasbinder Dhami (Financial Service Rep), Adarsh Grewal (Wealth Advisor)   Vancity’s Surrey City Centre Community Branch presented Nathan Ross, program coordinator of [...]

By | 2017-07-16T04:25:31+00:00 July 16th, 2017|News & Events|Comments Off on Vancity grant allows King Creek headwaters to be cleaned up

SNAP program springs into action

SNAP​ ​2017From​ ​left​ ​to​ ​right:​ ​Shenae​ ​(ORTL),​ ​Madeline​ ​(ORTM),​ ​Rosha​ ​(ORTM),​ ​Nate​ ​(PC),​ ​Rachel​ ​(HRTL),​ ​Ellen​ ​(GTHS),Kris​ ​(HRTL),​ ​Cass​ ​(TCTM),​ ​Ryan​ ​(HRTM),​ ​Paige​ ​(ORTM),​ ​Tori​ ​(HRTM),​ ​Jeanette​ ​(HRTM),​ ​Sara​ ​(TCTL),​ ​Bilal​ ​(ORTM),​ ​Sabrina​ ​(HRTM)Toggle   Spring is in the air and that means boots on the ground for the 14-member SNAP team. The [...]

By | 2017-07-16T04:37:05+00:00 May 11th, 2017|News & Events|Comments Off on SNAP program springs into action

Current threats (and one opportunity) for Green Timbers Urban Forest

Here are the current threats (and one opportunity) to the Green Timbers Urban Forest City Council contact information is at the bottom of this article. Council needs your feedback so they can give proper direction to city planners. Green Timbers needs to be seen as a valuable asset to the City, and not something in the [...]

By | 2016-11-29T04:49:50+00:00 May 8th, 2016|News & Events|Comments Off on Current threats (and one opportunity) for Green Timbers Urban Forest

Fraser Highway widening

The City of Surrey is planning to widen Fraser Highway through the Green Timbers Urban Forest, starting in 2017. The nine-page Corporate Report from Engineering and Parks to City Council is here: http://www.surrey.ca/bylawsandcouncillibrary/CR_2015-R085.pdf Here are a few articles online: From the CBC: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/surrey-to-cut-down-hundreds-of-green-timbers-trees-to-make-way-for-lrt-1.3089323 The Surrey Leader: Protecting Paradise: http://www.surreyleader.com/news/306164021.html The Surrey Now: http://www.thenownewspaper.com/news/unknown-number-of-trees-in-green-timbers-will-fall-to-make-way-for-lrt-in-surrey-1.1957484 (on the [...]

By | 2016-03-27T16:41:53+00:00 June 5th, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off on Fraser Highway widening

April 2015 update

Dendroctonus pseudotsugae Contents: ———————————————————— * March meeting minutes * Beetles! * Website redesign * Fraser Highway widening * Parking on 100th Avenue * Crosswalk on Green Timbers Way discussion * SNAP planning * Party for the planet event * Other activities * Get involved! * Interesting local environmental/park planning links [...]

By | 2016-11-29T04:49:50+00:00 April 13th, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off on April 2015 update

March 2015 update

Fraser Highway In this update: ———————————————————— * February meeting minutes * SNAP planning * Fraser Highway widening * Other activities * Get involved! * Interesting local environmental/park planning links Minutes of the February 4, 2015 Board of Directors meeting — Download the pdf report here (http://www.greentimbers.ca/about-gths/gths-forms/doc_download/49-gths-news-february-2015) . Depending on your [...]

By | 2016-11-29T04:49:51+00:00 April 13th, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off on March 2015 update

January 2015 Newsletter

———————————————————— Please reply: We need your opinions and thoughts about the report on widening Fraser Highway between 140th and 148th. What do you think? Please reply to greentimberssociety@gmail.com (mailto:greentimberssociety@gmail.com?subject=Fraser%20Highway%20Widening) . ** Newsletter contents: ———————————————————— * AGM minutes * December minutes * GTHS directors for 2015 * SNAP planning for 2015 * Fraser Highway widening report [...]

By | 2016-11-29T04:49:51+00:00 April 13th, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off on January 2015 Newsletter

National Forest Week in Surrey – Sep 21-27, 2014

National Forest Week in Surrey September 21-27, 2014 Surrey has many forested areas to enjoy, so it's easy to get outside to celebrate this special week. Check out the events at: http://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/15695.aspx

By | 2015-03-17T04:01:35+00:00 August 28th, 2014|News & Events|Comments Off on National Forest Week in Surrey – Sep 21-27, 2014