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In honour of International Biodiversity Day general admission to the museum is FREE on Friday May 22nd!
Celebrate by checking out 34 Wonders of the World. 

Arctic Char are way cool because...
Sunday May 3, 2015 | 1:00 p.m. 
Come venture to the wilderness of Alaska with Shannan May-McNally, a MSc graduate in the Taylor lab, and learn about one of the most variable fish on the planet. 
Included with museum admission or membership.

Beaty's Birding Bonanza
Sunday May 3, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Bonkers for Birds? Join us for a day full of bird fun in honour of Bird Week! Ask an Expert about Eagles, sketch bird specimens with the guidance of an artist, and more! 
Included with museum admission or membership.

UBC Camps Face-Painting
Sunday May 3, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
UBC Camps offers a variety of summer camps that includes sports, adventure, arts, music, and enrichment activities. They provide both high performance and recreational programs for all ages and skill levels, from beginner to advanced, from toddlers to teens. 
Check out the UBC Camps face-painting station at our Birding Bonanza and learn more!

Campus Walk - Birding with the Director
Saturday May 16, 2015 | 10:15 a.m. 
Join Beaty Biodiversity Museum Director, Darren Irwin on a birding walk around campus. Look for red-shafted flicker, Pacific wren, black-capped chickadee, and the song sparrow while wandering the beautiful UBC campus. 
Included with museum admission or membership.

Macro Photography Workshop
Saturday May 16, 2015 | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Learn to take better macro photos using a basic point-and-shoot digital camera in our hands-on photography workshop. Aimed at beginner or novice adult photographers, this workshop will cover basic tips for how to get clear, in-focus close-up photographs.

34 Wonders of the World 
22 May, 2015 - 9 August, 2015
Explore 34 biodiversity hotspots around the world through stunning images. Presented by Terre Sauvage, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, and the Nature Picture Library. In partnerhsip with the French Consulate of Vancouver
Included with museum admission or membership.

Blitz the Fort
Friday May 22, 2015 - Saturday May 23, 2015

Comb 54 hectares, from rocky and sandy beaches near the lighthouse to Garry oak forests and flowering meadows near the fort with Parks Canada. Access lands not usually open to the public and rub shoulders with scientists from the Beaty Biodiversity Museum and Royal BC Museum. Register here

There will be another Parks Canada BioBlitz July 17 - 18, 2015 at the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve on Saturna Island. Register here


Members Sneak Peek Plant Pressing Workshop 
Sunday May 24, 2015 | 9:30 a.m. doors open 10:00 a.m. workshop starts 
Save the date for the next Members Sneak Peek! Learn to press plants with Vascular Plant Curator Linda Jennings in this hands-on family friendly workshop. Keep your eyes open for an email with an official invitation and RSVP details. 
Included with museum membership. 

March 11, 2015 - September 6, 2015
Take a closer look at local insect life in this exhibition of photographs. Enjoy daily hands-on programs about insects and drop-in activities in the gallery.
Included with museum admission or membership.
Biodiversity Around Town 
Port Moody Ecological Society Fingerling Festival
Saturday, May 2, 2015 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Port Moody Recreation Centre

Espalier Tree Fruit Spring Training and Blossom Thinning
Saturday May 2, 2015 | 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
UBC Botanical Garden 

Vancouver Bird Week 
May 2-9, 2015 
Events happening around Vancouver including our Birding Bonanza

Monster Data: Unveiling the Secret Lives of Marine Mammals Presented by the Peter Wall Institute 
Wednesday May 6, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Vancouver Aquarium  

Pure and Simple Soapmaking
Wednesday May 13, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
UBC Farm

Nerd Nite
Tuesday May 26, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. 
The Fox Cabaret 

We are proud to be community partners of the Creeping Garden playing in the DOXA Documentary Film Fesitval on May 10th at The Cinematheque. Get tickets here
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