Category Archives: Earth Day Celebrations

Friends of Uplands Park hosts “RBCM Botanical Walk” – April 26-2015 [1-3pm]

RBCM Botanical Walk – Sunday April 25, 2015. 1 – 3PM

Celebrate 125 years of the First Nature Walks led by Royal BC Museum staff, partnering with the Friends of Uplands Park. The first of the RBCM Field Trippers series, it will be guided by Botany Collections Manager, Dr. Erica Wheeler, Curator of Botany, Dr. Ken Marr, Curator of Botany and Earth History, Dr. Richard Hebda and James Miskelly.  Free. Meet at the Beach Drive entrance sign.
PDF of Poster: 2015 Apr 26 poster RBCM Botanical Walk

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FOUP at Creatively United for the Planet April 2013

Friends of Uplands Park participated in Creatively United for the Planet on April 20-21, 2013. A windy day on Saturday posed a number of challenges, but sunshine welcomed lots of visitors to our tent. A rainy day for most of Sunday, so not so many visitors, but lots of chats with our wonderful volunteers. Thank you to all our volunteers who braved weather, carted exhibit materials, helped with the tent, painted faces, made owls and blue birds, made us laugh, and, created a lovely spirit of community.  Here are some photos:
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Friends of Uplands Park – Participating at Creatively United for the Planet

Please drop by our Friends of Uplands Park display and activity table at Creatively United for the Planet on Saturday and Sunday (April 20 -21, 2013)

St. Ann’s Academy
Enter off Humboldt Street.
We will be located to the left in the Orchard area… tent # O12

The displays will be open from 10:30am to about 7:30pm on Saturday and from 11am  to 6pm on Sunday.
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Hope to see you there.

Bird Walk Opens 2012 Earth Day Celebration at Uplands Park Starts

An early morning group of birders met with Ralph Archibald at Cattle Point/Uplands Park (at 7:00AM) to enjoy our first event of our 2012 Earth Day Celebration. Thanks to Ralph Archibald for leading the walk and to Wayne Matthews, for these photos. (April 22, 2012)

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Oak Bay News, Oak Bay Parks & TC Feature April 22, 2012 Earth Day Celebration @ Uplands Park

The Wednesday April 18, 2012 issue of the Oak Bay News has a great article describing our April 22, 2012 Earth Day Celebration @ Uplands Park.

Oak Bay Parks also has featured the 2o12 Earth Day Celebration on their web sites:

Also, mentioned in the Earth Day Events article  in the April 19th issue of the Times Colonist.

Photos from our 2011 Earth Day Celebration are at http://www.flickr.com/photos/imagerambling/sets/72157627335238095/

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Celebrate Earth Day in Oak Bay @ Uplands Park – April 22, 2012

Download PDF of Friends of Uplands Park April 22-2012 Earth Day Poster

Celebrate Earth Day in Oak Bay @ Uplands Park – April 22, 2012

Download PDF of Friends of Uplands Park April 22-2012 Earth Day Poster