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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 |2021-06-09T15:25:23+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 |2021-04-12T01:32:46+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

September 2019 update

What happened over the summer Here's a brief overview of what's happened, or is happening around Green Timbers over the summer. Green Timbers Day June 16, 2019 - an event held with with SNAP and City of Surrey by the Lake. About 163 people came by to say hi. We had some impromptu trash collection [...]

By |2019-09-15T17:13:56+00:00September 7th, 2019|News & Events|Comments Off on September 2019 update

June 2019 update

Green Timbers Day Sunday June 16, 1 to 4 pm (Fathers' Day) Make the day special for dear old dad, and everyone else in your life! The Surrey Natural Areas Partnership Outreach Team will be there with activities and snacks for kids of all ages (including dad-aged kids), we'll have a few old people (like [...]

By |2019-09-15T17:11:29+00:00June 1st, 2019|News & Events|Comments Off on June 2019 update

31st Anniversary – Sunday June 16, 1pm to 4pm

Green Timbers by the Lake Meet at the Lake, off the 100th Avenue entrance Sunday June 16, 1 to 4 pm (Fathers' Day) Make the day special for dear old dad, and everyone else in your life! The Surrey Natural Areas Partnership Outreach Team will be there with activities and snacks for kids of all [...]

By |2019-05-25T12:39:30+00:00May 25th, 2019|News & Events|Comments Off on 31st Anniversary – Sunday June 16, 1pm to 4pm

May 2019 update

Next Meeting: Tuesday, May 14 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Surrey Nature Centre 14225 Green Timbers Way We'll gather at 6:30, call to order at 7:00 and wrap up by 8:30 pm All are welcome, but please RSVP to info@greentimbers.ca if you plan on attending.   Surrey's Natural Areas Partnership  SNAP has started up for 2019. Keep an [...]

By |2019-05-14T23:26:57+00:00May 6th, 2019|News & Events|Comments Off on May 2019 update

April 2019 update

Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 9 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Surrey Nature Centre 14225 Green Timbers Way We'll gather at 6:30, call to order at 7:00 and wrap up by 8:30 pm All are welcome, but please RSVP to info@greentimbers.ca if you plan on attending. Society news Surrey's Natural Areas Partnership SNAP is finalizing the 2019 team and planning [...]

By |2019-05-06T22:07:34+00:00April 7th, 2019|News & Events|Comments Off on April 2019 update

March 2019 update

Have you liked us on Facebook? We post items of interest regularly https://www.facebook.com/greentimbers/Do you Instagram? https://www.instagram.com/green_timbers_heritage_society/ Use the hashtags #greentimbers #greentimbersurbanforest #surreybc for your own posts! Casa del Castor, or the beaver house, wedged in by the ice. Next Meeting: Tuesday, March 12 Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Surrey Nature Centre 14225 Green Timbers Way We'll gather at [...]

By |2019-05-06T22:06:01+00:00March 6th, 2019|News & Events|Comments Off on March 2019 update
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