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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 2018 about Green Timbers: the park, the Green Timbers Urban Forest, the Green Timbers Square Mile, and nearby areas. 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 experiencing or at [...]

By |2020-04-29T17:06:30+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

Job postings: SNAP Program 2019

There are six positions here: Urban Forest Outreach Team Leader, Urban Forest Outreach Team Member, Habitat Restoration Team Leader, Habitat Restoration Team Member, Tree Care Team Leader, Tree Care Team Member To apply submit a cover letter and resume by February 19, 2019 via email to snap.program@gmail.com Urban Forest Outreach Team Leader Term: May 6 [...]

By |2019-02-01T23:14:12+00:00February 1st, 2019|News & Events, Opportunities, SNAP|Comments Off on Job postings: SNAP Program 2019

January 2019 Update

Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 12 Tuesday, February 12, 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 SNAP coordinator position We're in the process of interviewing to hire a [...]

By |2019-01-24T04:29:38+00:00January 24th, 2019|News & Events|Comments Off on January 2019 Update

News mentions 2018

News mentions in 2018 about Green Timbers: the park, the Green Timbers Urban Forest, the Green Timbers Square Mile, and nearby areas.   December Green Timbers transitional housing project OK’d, but without shelter beds (December 6, 2018) An October planning document stated the project would include a ‘30-bed emergency shelter,’ but BC Housing says it [...]

By |2020-04-29T16:35:28+00:00January 1st, 2019|Apres' Events, News & Events|Comments Off on News mentions 2018

December 2018 update

AGM directors for 2018-2019 Thanks to everyone who came to our AGM November 21. The directors for the next year are: Nathan Evans, Jim Foulkes, Bill Potma, Don Schuetze, Deanna Welters and Amar Virk.   Destructive beavers create floods, wreck trails Humans no match for industrious rodents  Ken Crosby, Surrey's Natural Areas Coordinator, offers the [...]

By |2019-01-24T04:25:16+00:00December 1st, 2018|News & Events|Comments Off on December 2018 update

Job posting: SNAP Program Coordinator

NOW CLOSED. Thanks to everyone who applied. Green Timbers Heritage Society SNAP is a unique partnership between three local non-profit organizations and the City of Surrey. SNAP’s goals are to empower youth as future leaders in environmental conservation and education; to restore and enhance natural areas, wildlife habitat and Surrey’s urban forest; and to promote [...]

By |2019-02-01T22:50:18+00:00November 28th, 2018|News & Events|Comments Off on Job posting: SNAP Program Coordinator
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