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Abbotsford Tulip Festival & the Reach Gallery

The Abbotsford Tulip Festival has been created to celebrate the beauty of tulips and the Dutch heritage in the Fraser Valley. You will stroll through Warmerdam’s tulip fields and enjoy the brilliant display of color along with other activities offered at the festival. In the afternoon visit the Reach Gallery which is fast becoming a hub [...]

Bus Tour: Fraser River Discovery Centre & Westminster Quay

  A combined visit to the Fraser River Discovery Centre & Westminster Quay. The Discovery Centre is a way to explore Fraser River and its stories. Through rotating exhibits and hands-on programmes, the Fraser River Discovery Centre presents the river's contribution to the life, history, and future of British Columbia and its people. Spend sometime [...]

Earthquakes & Emergency Preparedness

With Jonathan Hughes - UFV Jonathan's training in natural sciences began with undergraduate work in Forestry and Geology and continued with research and teaching in Botany. For his PhD  he used vascular plant ecology and pollen of tidal-marsh sediments to quantify relative sea-level change from the 1700 Cascadia earthquake.     Learn about seismic risk in the [...]

Civilization and the Transition to Global Community

    With Harold Rosen (www.interfaitheducation.org) A sense of world history often emerges as we mature individually. A parallel process applies to humanity collectively, as broad patterns become more visible. We can now see that by the year 1500, four long-standing, regional civilizations were dominant - China, India, Christian Europe, and Islamic Middle East - [...]

A Change in the Wind

With Margaret Evans Have you noticed the adaptation of wildlife species to climate change? For example: Butterflies are on the move and there is one species that has changed both its habitat and its diet in order to cope with a warming world. That’s a first in the science records. Mammals and birds are moving [...]

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Winter/Spring 2017 Bus Tours

  Join us for one of our bus tours. Details below     For all bus tours, pre-register early. Lunch or dinner is not included, dining out options always available. Wear good walking shoes, bring a camera and dress for the weather. Fee includes bus trip and tickets, admissions or concert tickets. Lunches or dinners [...]