Promoting Health in Nature: Past, Present & Future



May 10-13, 2018 Hosted by Nature Vancouver (Vancouver Natural History Society) 

All Meetings at the UBC Forest Sciences Centre & Accommodation at the nearby Ponderosa Commons Student Residence.   

 Name ______________________________ Club ___________________________    


Address _______________________________City: _______________________________   

Postal Code: ___________________________Tel: ____________________ annual membership) OR one of the member clubs to attend these events    

Conference Pricing Options (GST & gratuities included where applicable)  


**Full registration: includes presentations, field trips, birding and Thursday opening reception but not Friday or Saturday dinners.         

After March 25  $150.00 ;  Before March 25 $125.00 **

or Thursday evening only: reception and speakers                                                       $30.00         

**or  Friday only: early morning birding, presentations, no-charge field trips   

                                                                         After March 25: $90.00   Before March 15:  $80.00 

**or Saturday only: early morning birding, speakers or no-charge field trips & AGM     $50.00         **Friday Buffet dinner (no host bar) at UBC Botanical Garden                                    $45.00         

**Saturday Banquet at St. John ‘s College van der Linden Dining Hall  - raffle, awards & speaker                               $50.00         

**Field Trip: Thursday Beaty Biodiversity Museum Curator-led Behind-the-Scenes Tour                                                                                                                                                                                    $20.00 

**Field Trip: Friday, Beaty Biodiversity Museum Regular Tour                                            $  9.00         

**Field Trip: Thursday, Museum of Vancouver Curator-led Behind-the-Scenes Tour     $12.00

**Field Trip: Sunday, Museum of Vancouver Curator-led Behind-the-Scenes Tour        $12.00         

Amount   Due - :                                                        Please enter the total here:           $ 

Will You Be Attending? 

Directors’/Executive meeting on Thursday afternoon? Yes ___ No ___   

Early Morning Birding : Please circle your choices:

Friday am - Botanical Garden or  UBC Farm; Saturday am – Botanical Garden or UBC Farm  

Tours & Field Trips ($) means there is a charge for the event, please include the fee in conference costs above.  Indicate your 1st, 2nd, 3rd choice. Field trip size is capped……early registration is encouraged.    

  Thursday May 10 Pre-Conference Tours   

$ Beaty Biodiversity Museum - Curator-led Behind-the–Scenes  OPEN

$ Museum of Vancouver  – Curator-led Behind-the-Scenes-  Unavoidably Cancelled Thursday May 10 (rescheduled to Tuesday May 15) 

Friday May 11 - Morning Concurrent Speakers OPEN____ 

 Friday May 11 Afternoon Field Trips & Tours  (Indicate your 1st, 2nd, 3rd choice)

UBC Farm & Forest  FULL

UBC Botanical Garden  FULL

Grand Fir, Old Growth Trees  FULL 

UBC Forest Sciences labs OPEN ______

UBC Marine Biology lab  FULL

$ Beaty Biodiversity Museum Regular Tour OPEN______

 Friday May 11 - Late Afternoon (after field trips) Speakers OPEN ______ 

 Saturday May 12  9am-noon Choice of Speakers or Field Trips   

Morning speakers (OPEN) ____ or  a field trip (Indicate your 1st, 2nd, 3rd choice)

Pacific Spirit Park  FULL

Spanish Bank & Salish Creeks FULL 

Jericho Park restoration, birds  FULL

Camosun Bog restoration  FULL

Foreshore Geology Kitsilano FULL

Iona Beach Bird Banding  FULL

  Sunday May 13 Farewell Trips & Tours 

$ Museum of Vancouver Curator-led Behind-the-Scenes  OPEN_____

Stanley Park Intertidal Walk OPEN _____

Maplewood Conservation, birds OPEN _____

Reifel Refuge Birding FULL

Strenuous Hike on North Shore CANCELLED

 Plan to carpool. Are you able to share rides in your vehicle? Yes___ No ___  Yes, # of passenger seats? ____

Wear good walking shoes/boots on outdoor field trips & bring hiking poles if you use them  



  1) Registration Form & Waiver (read carefully & sign) – must complete one of each form per person.  Registration and waiver forms are available for download below:

2) Payment – Online PayPal or mail cheques payable to Nature Vancouver. Note NSF cheques will be charged $45.00  

3) Mail waiver, registration, & cheque payments to Nature Vancouver Registrar, Box 3021 Station Terminal, Vancouver, BC, V6B 3X5 

4) Registration will become effective on the date the payment and all completed forms are received 

5) Confirmations and receipts will be sent by email. Questions? Helen Aqua 604-787-4883 or Bev Ramey 604-224-7689 

6) Cut-off date for registration is April 17, 2017 or when maximum capacity has been reached. 

7) No refunds after April 1, 2017. Note that refunds are subject to a $10 administration fee. 

Dietary Requirements: Please indicate special dietary requirements. We will accommodate these to the best of our ability. 

Vegan  _____

Vegetarian _____  

Lactose/Dairy free ____

Soy free ____

Gluten free _____

Other (write-in)   _________________________________________________________________  ____