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Adopt a Burns Bog animal this Valentine’s Day!

Give a gift that means something this Valentine’s Day! By symbolically adopting a peatland animal this Valentine’s Day, you help save the critical habitat of Burns Bog. Included in your adoption package:  1: An individually customized certificate of adoption showing your adopted animal. 2: An individually customized Valentine’s Day card. 3: A stunning document cover [...]

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Upcoming Public Tour: February 14th at 10am

On February 14th at 10am, Maureen, our Education Coordinator, will be giving a guided tour of the Delta Nature Reserve. Discover the fascinating world of Burns Bog! Discover: How First Nations people used plants for food, medicine and delicious Labrador Tea. The wide variety of species living in Burns Bog. How the “lungs of the [...]

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FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE: Can your school beat the Alquin College 7th Graders?

  Thank you so much to the Grade 7 Class at Alquin College, North Vancouver, whose bake sale managed to raise $240 for the Burns Bog Conservation Society! After going on a Burns Bog Conservation Society class tour of the Delta Nature Reserve, the students were inspired to do something to help their environment. They [...]

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Thank you VanCity!

Everyone at the Burns Bog Conservation Society gives a big thank you to VanCity for their generous donation of $5,000 towards the Society. The money will be put towards completing a connector trail between the two boardwalks at the Delta Nature Reserve, as well as maintaining the existing boardwalk. This money will go a long [...]

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Burns Bog Consercation Society Classroom Workshops

Burns Bog Conservation Society Classroom Workshops Unable to take your class to Burns Bog? Why not take Burns Bog to you? Learn about one of the world’s most unique ecosystems in our 1-hour interactive Classroom Workshops. Burns Bog is the largest raised peat bog in Western North America and “the lungs of the Lower Mainland”. [...]

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The Burns Bog Conservation Society Ethical Chocolate Guide

Thinking of buying your loved ones some chocolates this Christmas? We’ve posted our “Ethical Chocolate Guide” HERE.  These Chocolates are conflict Palm Oil Free and Fair Trade. Feel free to print it off and bring it to the grocery store with you!   While it may be a bit of a stretch from thinking about Burns [...]

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