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Feathers and Fungi is a collection of events at Maplewood Flats!

Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26


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Photo: Wild Bird Trust


Check out the events schedule below: 

Tsleil-Waututh Nation Birds of the Inlet – Songs and Stories 

Saturday, 9:30am – 11:00am | All Ages | Free
An activity for children and families to learn about stories that reveal the relations between birds 

and Tsleil-Waututh members on these lands and waters, inspiring creative expression of birds in the rest of the weekend’s activities.

Feathers and Fungi Naturalist Walks
Saturday, 1:00pm – 3:00pm | Registration Required | All Ages | Free
Learn all about the relations between birds and mushrooms! Join us on a walk in the woods to observe and learn about the ecological relationships between avians and fungi, exploring how they work together to create food and habitat for each other as well as other forest life. Led by Willoughby Arevalo and Samuel MacTavish.

Decolonizing Ornithology Walks
Saturday, 11:00am – 1:00pm | Registration Required | Free
Reconsider the way we see birds and understand the geography of this place. Let’s explore reconciliation, Indigenous Knowledge and ornithology. Led by Irwin Oostindie.

Circles of Care: Exhibition of Ecological Art by Natasha Lavdovsky
10am – 4pm
An exhibit centering on lichen, birds and conservation.  The exhibit is open for visitors Saturday and Sunday.

Coast Salish Plant Nursery
Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, 10am – 4pm 

With hourly tours of the nursery and lessons on bird-friendly native planting for this region. The Coast Salish Plant Nursery is an important component of what we do at Maplewood Flats. Our aim is to recognize and emphasize the cultural associations of Coast Salish plants, and how they can be used to improve biodiversity and habitat value for local birds.

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