Archive of posts tagged "Burns Bog"

Burns Bog Escape Halloween Series


Monday, October 3rd, 2016 — 10:27am PDT
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Take on the challenge of the Burns Bog Escape this Halloween, as you and your friends sign up for this adventure in this globally unique ecosystem that will be teeming with supernatural activity October 28-31. Burns Bog Escape Halloween Series Where: Burns Bog (10388 Nordel Ct, Delta) When: October 28-31, 2016 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm […]

Burns Bog Fire


Monday, July 4th, 2016 — 9:38am PDT
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On Sunday afternoon, smoke billowed from Burns Bog, a 3,500 hectare ombrotrophic peat bog in Delta. It could be seen from the Fraser Valley to the North Shore, with ash falling in Delta and Surrey, and many Vancouverites (myself included) woke in the wee hours of the morning due to an overwhelming wildfire smell Downtown. […]

Jog for the Bog: International Bog Day 2012 at Burns Bog


Thursday, July 26th, 2012 — 1:39pm PDT
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International Bog Day began in Scotland in 1991 and is now celebrated every year throughout Northern Europe, Canada, and the USA on the 4th Sunday in July. Our very own Burns Bog has participated for several years and now they’re hosting Jog for the Bog as well. Photo credit: StopThePave on Flickr What A 10km […]

International Bog Days Festival 2010


Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 — 10:00am PDT
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International Bod Days Festival is Sunday July 25th at Burns Bog. This annual event, now in its 19th year, includes food, entertainment, and interactive tours of the largest domed peat bog on the west coast of North America. Photo credit: badfreeway on Flickr The festival will take place at 10388 Nordel Court (at Planet Ice) […]

Sludge Dumping at Burns Bog


Thursday, August 27th, 2009 — 9:37am PDT
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Burns Bog is the largest domed peet bog on the West Coast of North America and is vital to our entire region’s ecosystem. Over the last 40 years, it has been used as a landfill by the City of Vancouver although what they are now proposing is even more vile.

International Bog Days at Burns Bog


Monday, July 20th, 2009 — 8:19am PDT
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Next Sunday is the 18th annual International Bog Days celebration and to get in the spirit, Burns Bog in Delta is hosting a festival including entertainment, food, exhibits, and interpretive tours. “International Bog Days are happening, once again, this summer on July 25th and 26th, 2009. International Bog Day began in Scotland 13 years ago […]