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Job posting: SNAP Program Coordinator

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 environmental stewardship and an understanding of nature’s [...]

By |2018-11-28T04:15:16+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

30th Anniversary – Saturday June 9, 11am to 4pm

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the bylaw that created the Green Timbers Urban Forest. The Green Timbers Heritage Society will be at the lake with the Surrey Natural Areas Partnership team and lead tours of Green Timbers and trips past the inaugural plantation (the beginning of replanting in B.C.) to the Surrey Nature Centre [...]

By |2018-05-06T14:43:34+00:00May 6th, 2018|News & Events|Comments Off on 30th Anniversary – Saturday June 9, 11am to 4pm

Obituary: Susan Lois Lehmann

With great sadness we must say farewell to Susan Lois Lehmann of Surrey BC.  Born in New Westminster on April 14, 1951, Susan passed of natural causes suddenly and quietly, on December 1, 2017.  Susan was a passionate individual who distinguished herself in various aspects of theatre, including Dance (Royal Winnipeg Ballet; Charlottetown Festival), and [...]

By |2018-05-06T02:33:42+00:00May 6th, 2018|Memories of Green Timbers|Comments Off on Obituary: Susan Lois Lehmann

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+00:00March 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+00:00January 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+00:00October 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+00:00September 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+00:00July 16th, 2017|News & Events|Comments Off on Vancity grant allows King Creek headwaters to be cleaned up

John Tompson – a brief biography

John Tompson turning a post on his home-made lathe. John was a tree planter at the nursery and involved with the preservation of the forest in the 1980s   The bowl was turned from wood of a downed tree in the inaugural plantation   John Tompson (1914 – 2003) was always [...]

By |2017-07-09T20:01:56+00:00July 9th, 2017|Memories of Green Timbers|Comments Off on John Tompson – a brief biography

Poem: It’s Winter in Green Timbers

It’s winter in Green Timbers, It’s quiet here today. The birds have stopped their chirping And the squirrels have ceased their play. The leaves have fallen from the trees, The wind blows them aside. But still I’m here a walkin’ Not a thing disturbs my stride. The trail goes on and on ahead, A very [...]

By |2017-05-22T03:06:09+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Memories of Green Timbers|Comments Off on Poem: It’s Winter in Green Timbers