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September 2018

The Old Man and the Vultures

September 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N2J2 Canada
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A presentation by Naturalist Dave Manning about the 3 vultures of North America, with special emphasis on a turkey vulture nest site on Pender Island that was observed from mating to migration. Dave, a birder for over 50 years, fell in love with vultures at age 65 when he stumbled…

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October 2018

Fall Native Plant Sale 2018

October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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The Fall Native Plant Sale will be on Saturday October 13th from 10am to 1pm at the Agricultural Hall Grounds All plants are grown on Mayne Island by the Mayne Island Conservancy from seeds and cuttings collected locally by hand. The plants are grown in our plant nursery without the…

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November 2018

Mayne Mushroom Muster 2018

November 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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Saturday November 3rd from 1-3pm at the Agricultural Hall It’s shaping up to be a great year for fungi! We hope you’ll join us for a Mayne Island tradition: the Mayne Mushroom Muster. If you haven’t joined us before, this is an opportunity to check out the amazing diversity of…

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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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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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