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November 2018

Popup Sale at the Office!

November 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mayne Island Conservancy Office, 478 Village Bay Rd
Mayne Island, BC Canada
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(Photo: Julie Schueck) Stop in to our office in the Root Seller building on Saturday November 10th from 11 to 4, and get great deals on Conservancy merchandise: aerial maps, wine glasses, water bottles and more. And this is the absolute best time to purchase a Conservancy membership—it's good until…

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December 2018

Bird Identification with Michael Dunn

December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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Bird ID Poster

Did you know that winter is the best time to see shorebirds and waterfowl in the Gulf Islands? Birding is both a passion and a practice that takes time to perfect. Winter on Mayne is the best time to see a large diversity of shorebirds, sea birds, gulls and waterfowl that…

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January 2019

Society of Crows and Living Nature Culture: An Evening with Dr. Rob Butler

January 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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$10

Join the Conservancy for an engaging, enthusiastic and thoughtful evening of stories and understanding by renowned ornithologist, author, film maker and artist Dr. Rob Butler. We will start with the fascinating story of crow society followed by the showing of Dr. Butler’s most recent and stimulating film RETURNING on the…

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February 2019

Campbell Bay Beach Cleanup

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Please join us for an unscheduled, time-sensitive beach cleanup at Campbell Bay Beach tomorrow, Friday February 1st starting at 9am. A section of commercial dock made of concrete and styrofoam has washed up and started breaking apart. Styrofoam is now spread across the top of the beach, concentrated in piles…

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BEYOND CRISIS- a film 

February 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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Join the Mayne Island Conservancy and Dr. Simon Dalby for a screening of the documentary BEYOND CRISIS, a film aimed at sparking meaningful dialogue around climate change while empowering people everywhere to make a difference. The reality of climate change may be frightening, but there is good news. Diving into the dramatic climate and…

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Seed: The Untold Story (Film)

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the…

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Seedy Saturday

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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Seedy Saturday

Join the Mayne Island Agricultural Society & Mayne Island Conservancy for a Seedy Weekend. We are honoured to announce that Tsartlip Elder Dr. John Elliott will be giving an opening welcome at Seedy Saturday. Anxious to get out in the garden?  Bring your saved seeds, cuttings, plants, bulbs and tubers…

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March 2019

Plants for Pollinators

March 29 @ 8:00 pm
Mayne Island Community Centre, 493 Felix Jack Road
Mayne Island, British Columbia V0N 2J2 Canada
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Bumble bee, Bombus flavifrons. Photo: Sarah Johnson

Photo: Sarah Johnson How can YOU contribute to pollinator research and conservation? Join guest speakers Sarah Johnson and Andrew Simon to learn how to help native pollinators and plants in the islands. Sarah Johnson (PhD candidate at SFU) and Andrew Simon (MSc candidate at UVic) are teaming up with the Mayne…

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April 2019

Albatross – The Film

April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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Mayne Island Conservancy and Mayne Island Recycling Society present – Albatross. As Islanders we are well aware of the issue of plastics in our oceans. This movie brings home the purpose of the annual beach cleanup in a way that will inspire consider how we can each individually reduce our…

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Annual Beach Cleanup

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

With our stronger than normal storms this winter, we expect a lot of debris will wash up on our shores this year. Please join us for our annual Beach Cleanup on April 7th at 1pm. Mark the date on your calendar, and call your local Beach Captain to join a…

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