Explore and learn about Surrey's natural environment during the annual Environmental Extravaganza!
Get Outside this Spring!
Explore and learn about nature with self-guided outdoor activities, fun challenges and more. The Environmental Extravaganza will kick off at the Party for the Planet online event on April 22 and continue through June 8.
Check back soon for our Get Outside Guide and more details on how to get involved.
Weekly pop-up park walks
Temporary self-guided walks in a different park each week that will highlight seasonal or natural park features.
Weekly park crawls
Self-guided park tours will help you discover unique park features throughout the city, with weekly themes including gardens, notable trees, public art, heritage and more.
City Nature Challenge
Explore nature and record your observations of plants and animals, using the iNaturalist app between April 30-May 3, in Surrey’s second year of participating in this worldwide challenge. Learn more about the City Nature Challenge.
Biodiversity Poster Contest
Connect to nature through art! Submit your artistic creations showcasing native plants and animals found in Surrey’s parks. Winners will be highlighted to promote International Day for Biodiversity on May 22.
Videos and resources
We’ll help get you started with exploring the outdoors and taking part in stewardship activities. Topics will include beginner birdwatching, gardening with native species, and more.
- B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network
- Better Environmentally Sound Transportation
- Burns Bog Conservation Society
- Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
- Darts Hill Conservancy Trust Society
- Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C.
- Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society
- Friends of Semiahmoo Heritage Trail
- Green Club
- Green Timbers Heritage Society
- Hancock Wildlife Foundation
- Honeybee Centre
- Invasive Species Council of Metro Vancouver
- Little Campbell Watershed Society
- Metro Vancouver Regional Parks
- Nature Conservancy of Canada
- Nicomekl Enhancement Society
- Northern Spotted Owl Breeding Program
- Ocean Park Beautification Committee
- Ocean Park Community Orchard
- O.W.L. Rehabilitation Society
- Parks Canada
- Salmon Habitat Restoration Program (SHaRP)
- Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club
- Sunnyside Acres Heritage Society
- Surrey Libraries
- Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP)
- Surrey Urban Farmers’ Market
- Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad (SYSS)
- White Rock and Surrey Naturalists Society