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Green Timbers Memories, on Archibald Road, between Newton Road and Fraser Highway

by Ellen Edwards It’s September 1956, and we shall observe a teenager, coming home from school. She is beginning classes in Grade 11 at Princess Margaret High School, and never misses a day. The school bus took her to the corner of Newton and Archibald, a mile south, uphill from her home. Then she picked [...]

By |2017-05-22T03:01:24+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Memories of Green Timbers|Comments Off on Green Timbers Memories, on Archibald Road, between Newton Road and Fraser Highway

SNAP program springs into action

SNAP​ ​2017From​ ​left​ ​to​ ​right:​ ​Shenae​ ​(ORTL),​ ​Madeline​ ​(ORTM),​ ​Rosha​ ​(ORTM),​ ​Nate​ ​(PC),​ ​Rachel​ ​(HRTL),​ ​Ellen​ ​(GTHS),Kris​ ​(HRTL),​ ​Cass​ ​(TCTM),​ ​Ryan​ ​(HRTM),​ ​Paige​ ​(ORTM),​ ​Tori​ ​(HRTM),​ ​Jeanette​ ​(HRTM),​ ​Sara​ ​(TCTL),​ ​Bilal​ ​(ORTM),​ ​Sabrina​ ​(HRTM)Toggle   Spring is in the air and that means boots on the ground for the 14-member SNAP team. The [...]

By |2017-07-16T04:37:05+00:00May 11th, 2017|News & Events|Comments Off on SNAP program springs into action

Current threats (and one opportunity) for Green Timbers Urban Forest

Here are the current threats (and one opportunity) to the Green Timbers Urban Forest City Council contact information is at the bottom of this article. Council needs your feedback so they can give proper direction to city planners. Green Timbers needs to be seen as a valuable asset to the City, and not something in the [...]

By |2016-11-29T04:49:50+00:00May 8th, 2016|News & Events|Comments Off on Current threats (and one opportunity) for Green Timbers Urban Forest

Fraser Highway widening

The City of Surrey is planning to widen Fraser Highway through the Green Timbers Urban Forest, starting in 2017. The nine-page Corporate Report from Engineering and Parks to City Council is here: http://www.surrey.ca/bylawsandcouncillibrary/CR_2015-R085.pdf Here are a few articles online: From the CBC: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/surrey-to-cut-down-hundreds-of-green-timbers-trees-to-make-way-for-lrt-1.3089323 The Surrey Leader: Protecting Paradise: http://www.surreyleader.com/news/306164021.html The Surrey Now: http://www.thenownewspaper.com/news/unknown-number-of-trees-in-green-timbers-will-fall-to-make-way-for-lrt-in-surrey-1.1957484 (on the [...]

By |2016-03-27T16:41:53+00:00June 5th, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off on Fraser Highway widening

April 2015 update

Dendroctonus pseudotsugae Contents: ———————————————————— * March meeting minutes * Beetles! * Website redesign * Fraser Highway widening * Parking on 100th Avenue * Crosswalk on Green Timbers Way discussion * SNAP planning * Party for the planet event * Other activities * Get involved! * Interesting local environmental/park planning links [...]

By |2016-11-29T04:49:50+00:00April 13th, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off on April 2015 update

March 2015 update

Fraser Highway In this update: ———————————————————— * February meeting minutes * SNAP planning * Fraser Highway widening * Other activities * Get involved! * Interesting local environmental/park planning links Minutes of the February 4, 2015 Board of Directors meeting — Download the pdf report here (https://www.greentimbers.ca/about-gths/gths-forms/doc_download/49-gths-news-february-2015) . Depending on your [...]

By |2016-11-29T04:49:51+00:00April 13th, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off on March 2015 update

January 2015 Newsletter

———————————————————— Please reply: We need your opinions and thoughts about the report on widening Fraser Highway between 140th and 148th. What do you think? Please reply to greentimberssociety@gmail.com (mailto:greentimberssociety@gmail.com?subject=Fraser%20Highway%20Widening) . ** Newsletter contents: ———————————————————— * AGM minutes * December minutes * GTHS directors for 2015 * SNAP planning for 2015 * Fraser Highway widening report [...]

By |2016-11-29T04:49:51+00:00April 13th, 2015|News & Events|Comments Off on January 2015 Newsletter

National Forest Week in Surrey – Sep 21-27, 2014

National Forest Week in Surrey September 21-27, 2014 Surrey has many forested areas to enjoy, so it's easy to get outside to celebrate this special week. Check out the events at: http://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/15695.aspx

By |2015-03-17T04:01:35+00:00August 28th, 2014|News & Events|Comments Off on National Forest Week in Surrey – Sep 21-27, 2014

Discovery Days – Mar 26, 2014

March 26 at the Surrey Nature CentreMeet a nature guide who will get you started with your discoveries in the forest.  Create an eco-craft, explore with a scavenger hunt and and learn something new with our interactive Discovery Backpacks. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy your self-guided nature adventure.  Rain or shine.http://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/10531.aspx

By |2015-03-17T03:53:11+00:00March 19th, 2014|News & Events|Comments Off on Discovery Days – Mar 26, 2014

Salmon workshop – May, 2014

Postponed until May, 2014 Evergreen, a national organization that aims to inspire action to green cities, is organizing an upcoming Salmon in the City Workshop about the importance of salmon in urban settings.  The workshop will be taking place in Surrey at the City Centre Library on December 11 from 6 to 8:30 pm. It [...]

By |2016-11-29T04:49:52+00:00December 3rd, 2013|News & Events|Comments Off on Salmon workshop – May, 2014

Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar – submitted by Peter Maarsman One of the questions we get asked is, “What is the official tree of British Columbia?” Answer:  It is the Western Red Cedar and it will grow for 1,000 years. The Western Red Cedar frequently grows along with Western Hemlock and Douglas Fir. On the North Coast, [...]

By |2016-11-29T04:49:52+00:00December 13th, 2012|News & Events|Comments Off on Western Red Cedar