Are you interested in caring for streams and creeks in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows? Would you like to learn how to map and monitor the health of these streams and creeks? Do you have local knowledge about fish, wildlife, plants you would like to share with other volunteers? ARMS will b
“Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not leaves and vegetable mould myself?” – Henry David Thoreau. In 1854, instinct told Thoreau he was an integral part of nature. He could live in solitude beside a pond in the woods and not be lonely. Nature would be his compa
They must be out there, somewhere. Somewhere in the South Alouette River sockanee are skulking about, hiding where it’s cold and dark, and waiting until the river cools down, when they can make a run to the Alouette reservoir, where they can spawn and complete their life cycle. Usuall
ARMS Summer Camp makes the front page of The News: Brett Reid pets Nauvoo, a 30-year-old Hackney pony being shown to the ARMS summer camp by Stefanie Jeanneret and her daughter Caroline, 16, Thursday morning. ARMS leads the Shoreline Cleanup Sept. 14 and will be celebrating their 20th
Are you interested in caring for your local creeks and streams? Would you like to learn the skills of streamkeeping? ARMS is hosting a streamkeepers course on September 14 and 15 with the Pacific Streamkeepers Federation in Maple Ridge. The course is offered free to participants.
Want to learn more about ARMS? Join the Alouette River Management Society at our upcoming board meeting at the beautiful Rivers Heritage Centre from 6pm on Monday September 9. Learn about the many issues, projects and activities we are involved in. Current members, new members and t
Keep the feeding source going By River Talk column by Liz Hancock, Special to The TIMES July 12, 2013 There is nothing more exciting than standing on a river path, in a park, or garden and watching the hummingbirds do their acrobatics, swooping in to investigate a bit of red clothing
Hummingbirds visit the Rivers Heritage Centre’s Wildlife Garden Every year in the spring, hummingbirds swoop and hum around the Rivers Heritage Centre. This year there have been more than ever! ARMS staff are always happy to look out our windows and see them flitting about having a si