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 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; 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


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