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Thursday, November 2017

A Brush With Nature

Thursday, November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Robert Bateman Centre, 470 Belleville Street, Victoria
Victoria, BC Canada
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An evening of art, education and philanthropy, A Brush with Nature is a celebration of wildlife preservation featuring guest speaker Robert Bateman! To mark the 30th anniversary of Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society, guests are invited to an after-hours exploration of…

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Transportation For A One Planet Region

Thursday, November 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Greater Victoria Public Library, 735 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 3H2 Canada
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November 9, 5.30 – 7.30 PM – A mobility and transportation system for a One Planet Region This Conversation links to and builds on a Shaw TV program developed by Creatively United Solutions Hub and broadcast starting Oct 30 -…

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Pints Not Pipelines (Round 2)

Thursday, November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Beer! Tacos! Human Rights! Buy your tickets here! We will have local craft beer, food trucks and live music. Try the best of West Coast brews for an awesome cause! $20 buying your ticket online gets you three beer tickets!…

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Let’s Talk Forests

Thursday, November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Echo Community Centre City of Port Alberni, 4255 Wallace St
Port Alberni, BC V9Y3Y6 Canada
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Forests and the industries they support are changing on Vancouver Island. Join Sierra Club BC and Wilderness Committee for presentations and discussion about forests, and share your ideas about how we make forestry in a changing climate work for communities,…

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Living Plastics-Free

Thursday, November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Esquimalt Recreation Centre, 527 Fraser St.
Victoria, BC V9A 6H6 Canada
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A workshop on leading a plastic reduced life. Reducing the amount of plastic in your household saves you time on chores and cleaning. Learn the ins and outs of a plastic-free lifestyle.

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Monthly Vegan Buffet

Thursday, November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Green Cuisine, 560 Johnson St
Victoria, BC V8N 0A1 ca
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Hello, everyone! First of all, the WHEREs, and WHENs for this meetup are pretty much self-explanatory. As for the WHATs... Basically, this is just an informal gathering of Vegans, Vegetarians, and Veg-curious people (flexitarians, and omnivores are welcome too) to…

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Let’s Talk Forests: Port Alberni

Thursday, November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Echo Community Centre City of Port Alberni, 4255 Wallace St
Port Alberni, BC V9Y3Y6 Canada
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Discussion series on the Future of Forests on Vancouver Island. Join Sierra Club BC and the Wilderness Committee for presentations and discussion about forests, and share you ideas on how we make forestry in a changing climate work for ecosystems,…

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Rainwater Harvesting: Sustainable Applications

Thursday, November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, BC V8P 5C2 Canada
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21.50$

Learn uses for harvested rainwater and how to manage it at its source. Best practices in the design and implementation of rainwater systems at all scales are presented. 250-472-4747

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Let’s Talk Forests

Friday, November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Native Sons Hall, 360 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC V9N 2H9 Canada
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Forests and the industries they support are changing on Vancouver Island. Join Sierra Club BC and Wilderness Committee for presentations and discussion about forests, and share your ideas about how we make forestry in a changing climate work for communities,…

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Let’s Talk Forests: Courtenay

Friday, November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Native Sons Hall, 360 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC V9N 2H9 Canada
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Discussion series on the Future of Forests on Vancouver Island. Join Sierra Club BC and the Wilderness Committee for presentations and discussion about forests, and share you ideas on how we make forestry in a changing climate work for ecosystems,…

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Volunteer Work Party at Beacon Hill Park

Saturday, November 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

meet at Totem Pole north of Dallas Road to help with invasive plant removal, mulching, planting. Roy Fletcher, Friends of Beacon Hill Park, 250-361-0623

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Social walk around Elk Lake about 2Hrs

Sunday, November 12 @ 10:00 am
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No Ivy League

Sunday, November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cattle Point, Beach Drive
Victoria , BC V8N 1A1 ca
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Meet at Cattle Point to remove English ivy carpet of death with Friends of Uplands Park.  Tools, gloves and instruction provided.  Refreshments.

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Legends Of Rock’n’Roll: The Beatles & Rolling Stones-McPherson Playhouse

Monday, November 13 @ 7:30 pm
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Salt Spring Forum — Denial: Climate Change & Conspiracies

Monday, November 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Ave
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8 Canada
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15$ - 2017$

Why do some political leaders and everyday people reject scientific evidence? What psychological factors contribute to climate change denial? To help us understand and address these issues and more, psychologist Stephan Lewandowsky joins the Salt Spring Forum in conversation. Lewandowsky…

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Green Drinks at the Drake Eatery

Tuesday, November 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
517 Pandora Ave, 517 Pandora Ave
Victoria, Canada
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Great drinks, great company!  517 Pandora Ave

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Leadership Vancouver Island – applications now being accepted for the 2017-2018 LVI Program!

Tuesday, November 14 @ 7:00 pm
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10-month program, schedule available at http://leadershipvi.com/program/whats-involved/
$2500

The Leadership Vancouver Island Program provides a grassroots approach to leadership development and support with a vision of building leadership capacity on Vancouver Island. LVI graduates help shape the future of their businesses and organizations, as well as their respective…

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Wild Anticipation

Tuesday, November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UVic Fraser 159, UVic Fraser 159
Victoria, Canada
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Artist Joanne Thomson has a deep appreciation for the wisdom and efforts of those anticipating the need to preserve wild places. This presentation offers homage to that wisdom through stories, photographs, and paintings from some of those places to inspire…

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Restore Your Sole Fundraiser

35$

  To raise awareness and much needed program funds, Restorative Justice Victoria invites you to their inaugural “Restore Your Sole” Fundraiser being held at the Victoria Event Centre on November 14, 2017. This event will kickoff National Restorative Justice week…

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Oneness Wednesday Meditation Circle

Wednesday, November 15 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Church of Truth, 111 Superior Street
VICTORIA, V8V 1T2
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By donation

Every Wed.  7-8:30pm  Oneness Wednesdays Meditation Circle at Church of Truth, 111 Superior Street;  Everyone welcome to drop in.   By Donation   http://cotvictoria.ca/oneness/

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Walk from Cadboro Bay/Gyro Park to Mt. Tolmie (Average pace – 5 kms per hour)

Wednesday, November 15 @ 10:00 am
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The 2017 Land Summit

Wednesday, November 15 @ 11:00 am - Friday, November 17 @ 4:00 pm
Victoria Marriot Hotel, 728 Humboldt Street
Victoria, V8W 3Z5 Canada
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hosted by The Land Trust Alliance of BC. A three-day education and knowledge sharing event with speakers from New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, BC, Washington, Denver, Portland! Conservation, Environment, Fundraising, Boards & more. Victoria Marriot Hotel. http://ltabc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017landsummitprog0927final.pdf

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Think Green Supper Club Dinner

Wednesday, November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Taste, see, learn. Come and join us for our monthly plant based dinner and meet someone new! Event held in Oak Bay--Directions to PAID ticket holders only. EVENTBRITE prepaid tickets required: https://victoriahealthypeople.org/events/

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Monthly Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coastline Surf and Skate, 1417 Broad St.
Victoria, BC V8W 2B2 Canada
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Join us for our monthly chapter meeting. This month we will be talking about volunteer opportunites for 2018. Guest presenter: Anissa Agahchen, co-founder of Verably, will be training Surfrider Vancouver Island volunteers on how to use the software. Verably -…

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Good Food Summit 2017!

Thursday, November 16 @ 9:00 am - Friday, November 17 @ 5:00 pm
Songhees Wellness Centre, 1100 Admirals
Victoria, BC V9A Canada
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Date: November 16-17, 2017 Location: Songhees Wellness Centre (Esquimalt BC) Registration is now full! Email Jasmine at engagement@crfair.ca if you would like to be added to our waiting list. Info for attendees: Day 1 Thursday, November 16th Doors open at…

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Mile Zero Matters Conversation Cafe

Thursday, November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
James Bay New Horizons Centre, 234 Menzies Street
Victoria, BC V8V 2G7 Canada
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Free

Mile Zero Matters, a Victoria-based civic affairs group, hosts monthly dialogues on a variety of topical urban issues in the City of Victoria.   November 16: Housing 'Un'affordability in Victoria - Part III - What does the data tell us?…

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Wildfires & Wild Food: A fundraiser for the Yunesit’in community

Thursday, November 16 @ 7:00 pm - Friday, November 17 @ 12:00 am
The Wise Hall & Lounge, 1882 Adanac Street
Vancouver, BC V5L 2E2 Canada
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The wildfires that swept BC this year devastated Tsilhqot’in territory, forcing some communities to cancel their hunting season, and leaving many communities without important sources of wild food. The intensifying impacts of climate change pose a threat to Indigenous self-governance…

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100% Renewable Energy for BC: The Psycho-Politics of Success

Thursday, November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Oaks Restaurant, 2250 Oak Bay Ave
Victoria, Canada
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Free

with Guy Dauncey, BCSEA founder and world-renowned energy authority and author. BCSEA Victoria Chapter AGM. Unique silent UP-CYCLE auction. Come prepared to bid — and bring any valuable, slightly used items you would like to contribute. Much fun. See you…

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Resilient Region Exchange- Greater Victoria Breakfast Series Meet Up

Friday, November 17 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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Victoria Forum

Friday, November 17 @ 12:00 pm - Sunday, November 19 @ 7:00 pm
Victoria, BC Victoria, BC V0S, V8N-V8Z, V9A-V9E Canada + Google Map

The University of Victoria and Global Affairs Canada are hosting the inaugural Victoria Forum on November 17-19, bringing together Canadian and international participants to discuss diversity and inclusion in the 21st century. In these divisive times, with the emergence of…

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Victoria Forum

Friday, November 17 @ 12:00 pm - Sunday, November 19 @ 8:00 pm
University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, BC V8P 5C2 Canada
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===== ENGLISH ========= The University of Victoria and Global Affairs Canada are hosting the inaugural Victoria Forum on November 17-19, bringing together Canadian and international participants to discuss diversity and inclusion in the 21st century. In these divisive times, with…

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Volunteer Work Party at Moss Rocks Park

Saturday, November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

meet corner of Eberts Street and May Street to help with invasive plant removal, mulching, planting. Pat Johnston, Friends of Moss Rocks Park, 250-595-5600

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Volunteer events at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

Saturday, November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Garry Oak Room, 1335 Thurlow St.
Fairfield, V8S 5K2 Canada
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Every Sat, 10-12  Moss Street Winter Market for homegrown produce, homemade food, baking and handicrafts, music, kids activities. Garry Oak Room, off Thurlow St, Fairfield. www.MossStreetMarket.com

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Vegan Victoria Chili Cookoff

Saturday, November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairfield United Church ( Lower Hall off Moss St ), 1303 Fairfield Rd (corner of Fairfield and Moss)
Victoria, BC ca
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Do you have the best chili in town? Have people told you that your chili is unbeatable? Well, now's your chance to prove it! Put your skills to the test at Vegan Victoria's First (hopefully annual) Chili Cookoff! Prizes will…

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Plant Propogation

Saturday, November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victoria Compost Education Centre, 1216 North Park St
Victoria, BC V8T 1C9 Canada
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This workshop looks at different techniques to help you grow the plants you always wanted without having to buy them! We will learn about hardwood and softwood cuttings, layering, air layering, division and grafting. Instructor Bio: Manon Tremblay is a…

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Volunteer events at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

Saturday, November 18 @ 6:32 pm
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Every Thur and Sat. Volunteer events at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary. Charlotte Houston restoration@swanlake.bc.ca.

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Green Urbanism – 2nd edition

Sunday, November 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CampusX Roma Via di Passo Lombardo, 341, 00133 Roma RM, Italy, CampusX Roma Via di Passo Lombardo, 341, 00133 Roma RM, Italy
Roma, 00133 Canada
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500$

Green Urbanism is defined as the practice of creating communities beneficial to human and the environment it is an attempt to shape more Sustainable Surroundings, Communities, and Lifestyles. and consume less of the world’s resources. Green Urbanism is interdisciplinary, combining the collaboration…

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Bird Walks with Naturalists

Sunday, November 19 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary, 3873 Swan Lake Rd
Victoria, Canada
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Every Wed and Sun, 9am Bird Walks with naturalists, Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary, 3873 Swan Lake Rd. Margaret Lidkea 479-0211

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Heritage orchard maintenance at Welland Legacy Park in View Royal!

Sunday, November 19 @ 9:45 am - 1:00 pm
Welland Legacy Orchard Park, 1215 Stancil Lane
Victoria, BC ca
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If you haven't filled in our electronic waiver form yet, please do so ASAP before Sunday. Form Here: https://greenteams.formstack.com/forms/greater_victoria_green_team_volunteer_registration_form Working rain or shine! Flow of Volunteer Activities • Meet at 9:45 am for sign-in• Move mulch, wood chips, weed• Take…

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Social walk around Elk Lake about 2Hrs

Sunday, November 19 @ 10:00 am
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Support Local Artists! Shop Local! Metchosin Hall Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair

Sunday, November 19 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 10:30am

Metchosin Community Hal, 4401 William Head Rd
Victoria, V9C 3Y6 Canada
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Free

Come on out and enjoy our annual Christmas Craft Fair. This Craft Fair has been running for over 25 years. Over 25 tables of wonderfully local handmade products. Proceed from table rentals support the upkeep of the Metchosin Community Hall.…

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Remove Ivy, Gorse & other invasive plants from Anderson Hill Park!

Sunday, November 19 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Anderson Hill Park, 528 Island Rd
Victoria, BC ca
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Anderson Hill is a majestic place that contains the rare Garry-oak rock outcrop ecosystem. Over the years, the dedicated work of volunteers has removed tons of invasive plants and helped restore this special place. There is lots of work still…

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No Ivy League

Sunday, November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meet at Cattle Point to remove English ivy carpet of death with Friends of Uplands Park.  Tools, gloves and instruction provided.  Refreshments.

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Brodick/Bow Parks (Saanich) Invasive Species Removal

Monday, November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every Mon, 10am -12pm Brodick/Bow Parks (Saanich) Invasive Species removal. Volunteers needed. Training, gloves, and tools provided. No dogs. Judy 250-472-0515

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Cowichan Green Community Chow Down Family Cooking Classes

Monday, November 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Free

Every Monday, 4-6:30pm Cowichan Green Community Chow Down Family Cooking Classes. Free. Visithttps://cgcf.ca/projects/chow-cooking-classes/ for more details. Registration is necessary by emailing or calling Jennifer: jennifer@cowichangreencommunity.org/ 250-748-8506

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Youth Political Commons Conference

Monday, November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Esquimalt High School Victoria, BC V9A 4N9 Canada + Google Map

Discuss things that matter to you and make connections. Held in the Esquimalt High School Library.

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Rethinking Traffic As Usual

Monday, November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Edward Milne Community School, 6218 Sooke Road, Sooke BC, V9Z 1J1
Sooke, BC Canada
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Transition Sooke's Speaker Series' continues with Eric Doherty, a Registered Transportation Planner with Victoria consultancy firm Ecopath Planning and a founding member of the Better Transit Alliance - Greater Victoria. Adding further context to a hot topic addressed this year…

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Tuesday Morning Birding

Tuesday, November 21 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Every Tue, 9am Tuesday Morning Birding. Meet foot of Bowker Ave, waterfront off Beach Drive in Oak Bay. Bill Dancer 250-721-5273. Novice and experienced birders all welcome.

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For Love of Earth with Lisa Gordon

Tuesday, November 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Friends Meeting House, 1831 Fern St
Victoria, Canada
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$20 - $75

“Knowing that you love the Earth changes you, activates you to defend and protect and celebrate. But when you feel that the Earth loves you in return, that feeling transforms the relationship from a one-way street into a sacred bond.” ~…

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Lichen Diversity on Metchosin’s Military Lands

Tuesday, November 21 @ 7:30 pm

Military-owned lands, being off-limits for public and economic use, can preserve biodiversity.  Curtis Bjork has recently inventoried lichen species on the DND properties Albert Head, Mary Hill and Rocky Point, finding many species new to British Columbia or North America,…

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