The Birds and the Bees (June 9, 2019)

There’s fertilization in them there flower beds, and birds, bees and even certain mammals are all in on it. Find out what all the buzz is about. Sunday June 9, 2019 1:00 PM PDT – 4:00 PM PDT Kanaka Creek Regional Park Kanaka Creek Watershed Stewardship Centre Meet at 11450 256th Street, Maple Ridge ​​​Free … Read more

Amazing Animal Moms (May 12, 2019)

Mom’s the word, as we examine the parenting techniques of several different species, from the devoted mother bear all the way down to the young garter snake that is independent from birth. Sunday May 12, 2019 1:00 PM PDT – 4:00 PM PDT Kanaka Creek Regional Park Kanaka Creek Watershed Stewardship Centre. Meet at 11450 … Read more

Mother Nature’s Recycling (March 31, 2019)

How would you like to be wading through knee-deep animal poop? That may well be true, if it wasn’t for the tireless efforts of snails, slugs, worms and their allies. Come out and see recycling, Mother Nature-style. Sunday March 31, 2019 1:00 PM PDT – 4:00 PM PDT Kanaka Creek Regional Park Kanaka Creek Watershed … Read more

Spencer Creek winter monitoring

The sudden dramatic shift from what was a mild winter to a February dominated by repeated Arctic outbreaks has made for some interesting observations in Albion Park, where most recently the students measured a pH reading of 5.0 for melted snow.

Cool cats and canines (February 17, 2019)

Sink your claws into the world of cougars, bobcats, coyotes and wolves. Learn what to do in an encounter. Admission is free to this family event. Sunday, February 17, 2019 1:00 PM PDT – 4:00 PM PDT Kanaka Creek Regional Park Kanaka Creek Watershed Stewardship Centre. Meet at 11450 256th Street, Maple Ridge. Free All … Read more

Return of the Salmon 2018 (October 21, 2018)

At least 750 visitors took in this year’s Maple Ridge Fall Classic. After a slow start to the chum return this autumn, the fish arrived in droves for the event as our volunteers, Metro Vancouver staff and Panago teamed up to do a super job.    

By The Creek They Call ‘Kanaka’

Through my window there, just a few steps away,
our Creator’s handiwork is on full display,
as an ever changing novel, unfolds each and every day,
on the banks of the creek they call Kanaka.