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Environmental Extravaganza - Week 5

Exploring nature, rain or shine!

Environmental Extravaganza - Week 5




May 13 - 19, 2019

Surrey Nature Centre

Kids and Family Parks and Environment


Surrey Environmental Extravaganza

Explore and learn about nature during Environmental Extravaganza! Environmental Extravaganza is an 8 week series of events that take place between April 13 and June 9, 2019.

Here's what's going on during Week 5 of the Environmental Extravaganza:

Week 5: May 13 - 19

Tues, May 14

Amazing Lichens Discovery

Join well-known naturalist Al Grass to explore the mini-world of lichens along the Little Campbell River. The lower trail is wheel-chair accessible. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Pre-registration required; email

Tues, May 14, 7pm – 9pm
Little Campbell Hatchery (Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club); 1284 – 184 Street (meet at the gazebo)
Hosted by: Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society, Little Campbell Hatchery

Fri, May 17

Nature Stories in the Library

Visit your local Surrey Library for nature themed stories and songs. These programs will enrich your child’s imagination, foster their curiosity about the natural world, and help build their life-long love of reading!

Fri, May 17, 10:00 – 10:30am or 11:30 am – 12pm (All ages, drop-in)
Fleetwood Library; 15996 – 84 Avenue
Hosted by: Surrey Libraries

Sat, May 18

Nature Work Party

Drop in to remove invasive plants and the prepare the park for planting in the fall! Meet new people, earn volunteer hours, and give back to your community. All ages, tools and training provided.

Sat, May 18, 10am – 1pm
Walnut Park; 16175 – 80A Avenue
Hosted by: Surrey Parks

Be A Beach Hero: Marine Exploration

Learn how you can be a Beach Hero! Join a Beach Hero Marine Interpreter to explore life on the beach and discover the creatures that call Crescent Beach home. Please dress for the weather, and wear shoes that can get wet. Bring water and a hat.

Sat, May 18, 10am – 11:30am
Beecher Place; 12160 Beecher St
Hosted by: Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society

Nature Walks

Join us for guided nature walks to discover the Surrey Nature Centre and Green Timbers Park and the animals and plants that call this home. Walk routes and themes may change from month-to-month, so come back often.

Sat, May 18, 10am – 11am (for families) or 2pm – 3:30pm (ages 13+)
Surrey Nature Centre; 14225 Green Timbers Way
Hosted by: Surrey Nature Centre

Surrey Seed Library

Choose from a variety of free seeds for your garden at this monthly seed exchange. Master Gardeners will be available to answer your gardening questions.

Sat, May 18, 10:30am – 3:30pm
Ocean Park Library; 12854 – 17 Avenue
Hosted by: Surrey Seed Library

Environmental Movie – Over the Hedge

Bring friends and family to enjoy this movie as part of Surrey Libraries’ Environmental Movie Series.

All ages welcome (children under 10 with caregiver); drop-in; call 604-592-6908 for more information.

Sat, May 18, 2pm-4pm
Semiahmoo Library; #200, 1815 – 152 Street
Hosted by: Surrey Libraries

Sun, May 19

Shorekeepers Marine Survey Methods Workshop

Join us for citizen science surveys of marine habitats. This one-day workshop will begin with a classroom introduction, followed by carpooling to the beach for skills training. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear for the beach. Bring water, lunch, and a hat. Further marine survey opportunities follow in May and June. Pre-registration required; email

Sun, May 19, 8:45am – 3pm
South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre; 14601– 20 Avenue, Turnbull Gallery
Hosted by: Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society