Woman Bird Watching at Green Timbers Urban Forest

Choose close-to-home outdoor adventures this spring. Visit a new park, try a new activity or help care for nature each week!


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Hosted by the City of Surrey together with dozens of community partners, the Environmental Extravaganza normally provides over 100 free environmental programs and events each spring. 

Until we can meet again in person, we invite you to get explore and learn about nature with self-guided activities, fun challenges and more. Check out the Get Outside Guide for different Environmental Extravaganza activities each week. Visit a new park, try a new activity and help care for nature! 

The Environmental Extravaganza kicks off on April 22 and continues through June 8. Get ready to participate!

This Week's Highlights

May 10 - 16

Contest and Challenges

Biodiversity Poster Contest

  • April 22-May 16
  • Celebrate nature through art! 

City Nature Challenge

  • April 30-May 3
  • Become a citizen scientist, reveal your Surrey-spirit and help showcase our biodiversity on the world stage. It’s easy to participate - all you need is a smart phone, tablet, or camera and PC. No experience necessary.

Urban Forest Bingo

  • Explore Surrey’s urban forest. 
  • How many of these bingo activities can you check off during the Environmental Extravaganza?

Self-Guided Activities

Park Crawls

Parks are more than picnic tables and playgrounds. They protect ecosystems, plants and animals. They are places to recreate and to search for solitude. They also provide opportunities to learn from our past, embrace culture, and express ourselves creatively. 

Get to know new parks with our weekly park crawls. Each week, a new theme will introduce you to the diversity of Surrey’s parks and help you to see them through a different lens.  

Pop-Up Park Walks

Explore nature! Follow a self-guided nature walk in a different park each week. Each walk will highlight seasonal or natural park features, wow you with fun facts and nature knowledge, and inspire you to care for our parks.

Videos 

Get inspired or gain some new nature knowledge before your next outdoor adventure. 

Outdoor Resources

Online Programs

Our Community Partners

City parks are open for casual use. To minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission, stay home when sick, stay 2 metres apart, do not gather in groups, and wear a mask in crowded spaces.