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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

Summer 2012 Story

What happens to blown-over trees?    by Peter Maarsman During the winter and spring, there have been a lot of strong winds which have blown over more trees. I get asked all the time, “What happens to these fallen trees?” Surrey Parks crews take some away to be milled to build bridges and other park facilities, [...]

By |2016-11-29T04:49:52+00:00June 21st, 2012|News & Events|Comments Off on Summer 2012 Story

Summer Handout 2012

Message from the GTHS Past-President, Peter Maarsman What a beautiful time to be in Green Timbers Forest. It is a time of rebirth and there is excitement all over the forest as trees add their new green foliage, plants and shrubs begin to bloom adding a rainbow of colour to paint the forest. Strange fragrant [...]

By |2016-11-29T04:49:53+00:00June 20th, 2012|News & Events|Comments Off on Summer Handout 2012

Volunteer Request Form

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY REQUEST FORM Our Mission Volunteer Resources leads the growth and development of the City of Surrey's volunteer movement by: • Continually diversifying the volunteer opportunities available to our community, • Collaborating with our partners to improve current community engagement practices and tools, • Providing training and resources to volunteers and those who work [...]

By |2016-11-29T04:49:53+00:00June 3rd, 2012|News & Events|Comments Off on Volunteer Request Form