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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

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

Annual General Meeting and Dinner 2018

Save the date! Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Ricky's All Day Grill Evergreen Mall, 8958 152 St, Surrey Gathering and networking: 5:30 Dinner and meeting: 6:00-8:30 Learn about: What the Surrey Natural Areas Partnership accomplished in 2018 Overview of issues facing the Green Timbers Urban Forest and the Green Timbers Square Mile Please RSVP to info@greentimbers.ca

By |2018-10-15T13:45:52+00:00October 15th, 2018|News & Events|Comments Off on Annual General Meeting and Dinner 2018

October 2018 Update

Fall colours along Green Timbers Way. Annual General Meeting and Dinner: Wed Nov 21 Save the date!    Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Ricky’s All Day Grill Evergreen Mall, 8958 152 St, Surrey Gathering and networking: 5:30 Dinner and meeting: 6:00-8:30 Learn about: What the Surrey Natural Areas Partnership accomplished in 2018 Overview of issues facing [...]

By |2018-10-21T21:01:18+00:00October 4th, 2018|News & Events|Comments Off on October 2018 Update

September 2018 Update

An old surveyor mark on a tree on the trail just behind the RCMP compound. Next meeting with special presentation Our next meeting is Tuesday Sept 4 at the Surrey Nature Centre.  We'll start at 6:30 and power through any business before our guests from VALTAC give a presentation from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Please share this [...]

By |2018-10-14T15:05:03+00:00September 1st, 2018|News & Events|Comments Off on September 2018 Update

August 2018 Update

Rabbit on the BC Hydro cut. Rabbits can be best seen early in the morning or at dusk. Society news The SNAP program (Surrey Natural Areas Partnership) will be winding up at the end of the month. This year there are 14 people funded through Canada Summer Jobs grants. They are divided into three teams: [...]

By |2018-10-14T15:00:45+00:00August 4th, 2018|News & Events|Comments Off on August 2018 Update

June 2018 update

30th Anniversary Saturday June 9, 2018 ​ 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the bylaw establishing the Green Timbers Urban Forest (and Sunnyside Acres too). It's also the Surrey Nature Centre's 10th anniversary. We marked the occasion with walking tours and partnering with the SNAP team and the Surrey Nature Centre. The day was beautiful [...]

By |2018-10-14T14:36:26+00:00June 27th, 2018|News & Events|Comments Off on June 2018 update