Informative displays were part of World Ocean Day activities last year. This year

Ocean focus in South Surrey next weekend

World Ocean Weekend includes an evening presentation on Argentina, and World Ocean Day in Blackie Spit Park.

Local birding enthusiasts David Riley and Margaret Cuthbert will be presenting on their recent Argentina trip next week, as part of World Ocean Weekend.

The June 5 presentation will show such wildlife as penguins, seabirds, woodpeckers, sea lion and landscapes of Tierra del Fuego. Patagonia and more.

Refreshments will be provided.

Register at blueheron@birdsonthebay.ca. The presentation is to take place at Sanford Hall in Kwomais Point Park, 1367 128 St.

Also scheduled for World Ocean Weekend are a June 6 presentation on marine creatures and eelgrass (10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and the June 7 World Ocean Day Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Blackie Spit Park in Crescent Beach.

The marine creatures event will include an interpretative walk down 1001 Steps. Those interested may register by email to svbrookes@gmail.com; participants should dress for the weather and bring a lunch.

World Ocean Day Festival is a free day for the family, featuring guided nature walks, music and more.

For more information, email svbrookes@gmail.com

 

Just Posted

Winners to come to Semiahmoo Shopping Centre

Former Zellers to also include a gym and daycare

Saddle bronc rider earns highest score in Cloverdale Rodeo’s history

In 73 years, no one had achieved a 94 in saddle bronc —until last night

Structure fire destroys Surrey tire shop, closes section of Fraser Highway

RCMP have closed Fraser Highway down to traffic from 152 Street to 88 Avenue

UPDATE: Missing 17-year-old girl found

Mikayla Logan was last seen in Guildford on Tuesday, May 14

COLUMN: ‘Smart growth’ lacking in Surrey

Surrey council’s approval of infrastructure projects in the Tynehead area shows the… Continue reading

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Victoria Day

How much do you know about the monarch whose day we celebrate each May?

Police watchdog investigating motorcycle crash in Kamloops

A Kamloops Mountie had stopped the driver for speeding, but they raced off from the 0fficer

Facebook takes down anti-vaxxer page that used image of late Canadian girl

Facebook said that the social media company has disabled the anti-vaccination page

Search crews rescue kids, 6 and 7, stranded overnight on Coquitlam mountain

The father and two youngesters fell down a steep and treachorous cliff while hiking on Burke Mountain

Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2OT thriller

Leonard has 36 points as Toronto cuts Milwaukee’s series lead to 2-1

‘Teams that win are tight’: B.C. Lions search for chemistry at training camp

The Lions added more than 50 new faces over the off-season, from coaching staff to key players

Rescue crews suspend search for Okanagan kayaker missing for three days

71-year-old Zygmunt Janiewicz was reported missing Friday

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

Carbon dioxide at highest levels for over 2.5 million years, expert warns of 100 years of disruption

CO2 levels rising rapidly, now higher than at any point in humanity’s history

Most Read

l -->