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Annual General Meeting July 19, 2022

GTHS Annual General Meeting Tuesday, July 19th from 6:30 - 8:00 pm Ricky's All Day Grill Evergreen or online 8958 152 St, Surrey, BC V3R 4E4 Please RSVP to info@greentimbers.ca if you'd like to attend Join our Annual General Meeting to reflect on the successes and challenges of the past year. This will also be your chance [...]

By |2022-07-12T16:22:28+00:00July 12th, 2022|News & Events|Comments Off on Annual General Meeting July 19, 2022

Upcoming events: May to July, 2022

Events in brief: - we have virtual meetings the second Tuesday of every month. Email info@greentimbers.ca if you'd like the meeting link. - We're also leading guided walks through Green Timbers twice a month, usually the second Saturday and last Sunday. - We have an Open Forest this coming Sunday at the Lake - Our AGM is July 19. More details about events: [...]

By |2022-05-26T15:23:26+00:00May 26th, 2022|News & Events|Comments Off on Upcoming events: May to July, 2022

Upcoming events: Weekend walks in March, 2022

Saturday 5: above 100th Avenue 11:00 am Meet at the Surrey Nature Centre. Distance: about 3.5 miles/5 km, mostly on paved/even surfaces GT walk tour above 100th Discover what's above 100th Avenue in Green Timbers! We'll start from the Surrey Nature Centre parking lot and do a rough circle tour on the area [...]

By |2022-03-03T01:20:48+00:00March 3rd, 2022|News & Events|Comments Off on Upcoming events: Weekend walks in March, 2022

Upcoming events: Saturday walks in February, 2022

Saturday February 12: Greenway to 148, down to 92 Avenue 11:00 am Meet at the Surrey Nature Centre. Distance: about 2.5 miles/5 km, mostly on paved/even surfaces Last time we tried this we changed direction and walked to the erratic, and around the lake. This time we'll walk along the Green Timbers Greenway to 148 [...]

By |2022-02-07T00:44:59+00:00February 7th, 2022|News & Events|Comments Off on Upcoming events: Saturday walks in February, 2022

Upcoming events: Saturday walks in January, 2022

Saturday January 22: The Green Timbers Greenway 11:00 am Meet at the Surrey Nature Centre. Distance: about 2.5 miles/5 km, mostly on paved/even surfaces Green Timbers Greenway walk Let's explore the part of the Green Timbers Greenway that runs through the urban forest. Starting from the Surrey Nature Centre we'll follow Green Timbers [...]

By |2022-01-19T00:51:23+00:00January 19th, 2022|News & Events|Comments Off on Upcoming events: Saturday walks in January, 2022

Green Timbers needs a voice: your voice

Make a difference. Join the Green Timbers Heritage Society Join now   Rich in social and natural history, the Green Timbers forest has something for everyone. But who will speak for it? Who will speak for the trees? Help the Green Timbers Heritage Society protect and enhance this gem right on the edge of Surrey’s [...]

By |2021-12-20T17:54:20+00:00October 4th, 2021|News & Events, Opportunities|Comments Off on Green Timbers needs a voice: your voice

Selfie Scavenger Hunt Contest!

Get outside with your family and explore Surrey's Green Timbers Urban Forest and take part in the Green Timbers Heritage Society "Selfie Scavenger Hunt" as part of Environmental Extravaganza for 2021. Sample Instagram post with the hashtag #GTUF2021 Find at least five of the locations, featured wildlife and plants on the list below [...]

By |2021-10-25T00:34:45+00:00May 19th, 2021|News & Events|Comments Off on Selfie Scavenger Hunt Contest!

April 2021 update

Catching with news from about September 2020 through March 2021.   AGM held: The Annual General Meeting was held January 19, virtually, and a new board of directors elected. On the board for 2021 are: Allison Baker, Nathan Evans, Jim Foulkes, Leana Kininmont, Nick McMahon and Don Schuetze.   How deep is Green Timbers Lake? [...]

By |2021-10-25T00:35:10+00:00April 12th, 2021|News & Events|Comments Off on April 2021 update

News Mentions 2020

News mentions in 2020 about Green Timbers: the park, the Green Timbers Urban Forest, the Green Timbers Square Mile, and nearby areas.   January   Gunfire exchanged between two speeding vehicles in Surrey: police BY LISA STEACY, Posted Jan 9, 2020 SURREY (NEWS 1130) — Police in Surrey have found shell-casings after closing an intersection [...]

By |2021-05-06T15:38:23+00:00January 1st, 2021|Apres' Events, News & Events|Comments Off on News Mentions 2020

Annual General Meeting update

Yes, it's that time of year again. We are required as a Society to have an Annual General Meeting where members will elect a new board of directors. We also go over the accomplishments of the past year and review the ever-exciting financial documents.   Annual General Meeting Tuesday January 19, 2021 6:30 pm meeting [...]

By |2021-01-09T00:41:54+00:00November 6th, 2020|News & Events|Comments Off on Annual General Meeting update

September 2020 update

Walks in Green Timbers Leana has been kind enough to organize walks in Green Timbers -- usually about an hour or two at a gentle pace. Find the next one on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/GreenTimbers ______________________ Surrey Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP) Summer and Fall programs The Fall SNAP team The Surrey Natural Area Partnership's 20th anniversary season needed some [...]

By |2020-09-27T19:20:15+00:00September 27th, 2020|News & Events|Comments Off on September 2020 update

June 2020 update

In brief Peter Maarsman, past president of the Society, passed away June 1 Walking tours (relaxed and no-stress) back and running, er, walking. Next one tomorrow (Sat Jun 20) Painted turtle infestation BC Hydro plans for upgrades crossing Fraser Highway Update on bark stripping Contact info to report litter, vandalism, etc SNAP's 20th season under [...]

By |2020-06-21T15:29:27+00:00June 21st, 2020|News & Events|Comments Off on June 2020 update

April 2020 update

Green Timbers Urban Forest, the Green Timbers Square Mile, and the Green Timbers Heritage Society In brief: Covid-19 changes everything. Except the trees. Those are still there. Contact info to report litter, vandalism, etc Open house put on hold   Trees don't get sick You've probably noticed more people in the forest and park now [...]

By |2020-04-11T15:05:14+00:00April 11th, 2020|News & Events|Comments Off on April 2020 update

March 2020 update

A trip to the erratic   In brief: Meetup.com account set up, and regular walks are happening. Discussions with Translink and the City about Skytrain running down Fraser Highway Updates about the parking lot by the Surrey Nature Centre SNAP season about to start. Mark the dates! Green Timbers Open House May 31, [...]

By |2020-03-05T14:19:13+00:00March 5th, 2020|News & Events|Comments Off on March 2020 update

News Mentions 2019

News mentions in 2019 about Green Timbers: the park, the Green Timbers Urban Forest, the Green Timbers Square Mile, and nearby areas, in reverse order. November   130-unit supportive housing complex breaks ground in Surrey’s Green Timbers forest Green Timbers Supportive Housing project will provide 100 supportive homes and 30 transitional accommodation spaces for those [...]

By |2021-05-06T15:39:32+00:00January 1st, 2020|Apres' Events, News & Events|Comments Off on News Mentions 2019
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