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Wild Bird Trust of BC

The Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia (WBT) is a non-profit society that manages the Conservation Area at Maplewood Flats in North Vancouver. This land is situated within the traditional and unceded territory of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. Our mission is to provide wild birds with sanctuary through ecological protection and restoration, and support communities with education, culture, and reconciliation programs.

image: Maplewood Flats Autumn view by Robert Alexander


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2nd Annual Photo Exhibit

Saturday, November 16, 2019 to Sunday February 2, 2020 – Maplewood Flats  •  Showcasing a juried selection of photographs of Coast Salish birds and wildlife from Maplewood Flats captured by WBT member photographers.

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Research Symposium on TEK and Conservation

Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM PST • Research Symposium on Integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in Conservation Work. 
Keynote by Dr. Evelyn Pinkerton, Resource Environmental Management, SFU.

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December BIrd Survey

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM PST • Maplewood Flats monthly bird survey take place on the first Saturday of each month.
Meet at the Wild Bird Trust office at 8am. Our bird survey is led by experienced birders. All levels are welcome.

Support and Defend Coast Salish Wild Birds

Wild Bird Trust of BC is a forward-thinking conservation organisation with strong community partnerships, and a growing and diversifying membership. Our work is made possible with the support of our members, volunteers, social enterprise revenues (nature house rentals and nursery sales), donors and funders - through their time, care, contributions and grants.

Come Visit Us

Nature walks, self-guided tours, site-specific art, bird surveys, festivals, art exhibits, wetlands restoration, and many more await you.

Head Office

The Conservation Area
at Maplewood Flats
2649 Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver, BC, V7H 1B1

(2km from Second Narrows Bridge)


Office: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Conservation Area: Open 24 hours



Phone : + 1 604-929-2379

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