Vancouver Pet Lover ShowNovember 5-6, 2022PNE Coliseum, 100 N Renfrew St, Vancouver, BCRegistration available soonThe Fur-Bearers’ Board President Erin Ryan will be speaking about wildlife coexistence at the 2022 Vancouver Pet Lover show at the PNE Coliseum! We will also have an information booth. More details to come soon!
Canadian Animal Law ConferenceSeptember 16-18, 2022Canadiananimallawconference.ca
Delta Community Animal ExpoAugust 14, 2022, 10am – 3pm Ladner Memorial Park (5010 47 Ave, Delta, BC)Visit our information booth!
Burnaby Artisan Farmer’s MarketJuly 23, 2022, 10am – 2pm4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, BCVisit our information booth!
BC SPCA Kids Camps!The Fur-Bearers will be presenting activities this year at the following BC SPCA Kids Camps.Wed. July 20, BC SPCA VIRTUAL camp – Animal CareersWed. July 27, BC SPCA Nanaimo – Let’s Co-exist w/ WildlifeWed. Aug 3, BC SPCA Nanaimo – Let’s Co-exist w/ WildlifeMon. Aug 8, BC SPCA VIRTUAL camp – Let’s Co-exist w/ WildlifeWed. Aug 10, BC SPCA Nanaimo – Let’s Co-exist w/ WildlifeWed. Aug 17, BC SPCA Nanaimo – Let’s Co-exist w/ WildlifeFor more info, please visit: https://spca.bc.ca/programs-services/for-kids-teens/for-parents/workshops-summer-camps-youth-events/
Tuesday, June 28, 2022Doors open at 6:30pm, talk starts at 7pmChar’s Landing (4815 Argyle St, Port Alberni, BC)Learn more about the animals that live in and around the Burde Street ponds, including beavers, endangered western painted turtles, red-legged frogs and a multitude of other creatures. Speakers include Lesley Fox of The Fur-Bearers, and Sandy McRuer of the Alberni Valley Nature Club. Free, all welcome.For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fur Farming Panel for Humane Canada’s Summit, 2022May 3 from 2-3pm PSTRegister: https://humanecanada.swoogo.com/summit/beginFur farming needs to be scrutinized for the risk it poses to animal and human health. Employing a One Health/One Welfare lens our panel will focus on major issues and initiatives to improve the lives of fur farmed animals employing science, law and policy. Hear from experts Dr. Sara Dubois, Dr. Jan Hajek, The Fur-Bearers’ Executive Director Lesley Fox, Chief Kukpi7 Judy Wilson, and MP Nate Erskine-Smith.
Humane Canada’s 2022 Summit for AnimalsMay 3, 2022 at 1pm PST Register: https://humanecanada.swoogo.com/summit/beginUrban Wildlife ConflictsThe Fur-Bearers’ Michael Howie, along with lawyer Rebeka Breder, will discuss media sensationalism and communication failures regarding Stanley Park coyotes, lessons learned, potential legal liability and legal issues, and ways to prevent such a tragedy in the future.
Lynn Canyon Ecology CentreMarch 22, 2022 at 10:30am PSTRegister: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/canadas-environmental-superhero-the-beaver-virtual-wildlife-weeks-registration-246551240397Canada’s Environmental Superhero: The Beaver!Much more than a furry face, beavers can increase biodiversity, improve water quality, minimize flood risk, AND fight forest fires! Join us to learn more about these incredible animals, the important role they play in our ecosystems, and how humans can help recognize the beaver’s superhero status. Hosted by Lesley Fox of The Fur-Bearers.
Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre50th Anniversary CelebrationSaturday, October 2, 12 noon – 4pmVisit our information booth!3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver, BC
The Fur-Bearer’s Read-a-thon Fundraising EventAugust 9 – August 16, 2021
Webinar – Fur Farming in BCPanel discussion featuring Dr. Sara Dubois from BC SPCA, Kukpi7 (Chief) Judy Wilson from the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, Kelly Butler from Humane Society Intl, infectious disease specialist, Dr. Jan Hajek & Lesley Fox from The Fur-Bearers.Monday, July 12, 2021 at 4pmPTRecording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkclFUUCy00
The Fur-Bearers 2021 AGMWednesday, July 7 at 5pmPTRegistration: https://thefurbearers.com/blog/register-for-the-fur-bearers-2021-agm/
Winnipeg Humane SocietyWildlife Week – All About BeaversMonday, July 5, 2021 5pmPTRegister: Winnipeg Humane Society Facebook Event
Tea with the EDFriday, June 25, 2021 12 noon PTMeet & great, Q&A with Lesley Fox, Fur-Bearer’s Executive DirectorRegister: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HlUg1cfARSaCxxsL6bt78Q?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=4828ea9d-931e-40bb-8392-32c608662e96
Born Free USA presents:End the Crushing Cruelty: International Perspectives on TrappingMay 19, 2021, 12pm ETRegister: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Cb3FBB0eS6iPkodqQNAgqA
Clements Awards – ONLINE!Friday, February 26, 20215:30pmPT/8:30pmESTMore info/to register: https://thefurbearers.com/blog/announcing-the-2021-clements-award-winners/
Animal Justice AcademyJanuary 25 – March 5, 2021Week 1: The State of Animals Exploited for Fur and Other Textiles Week 3: Getting Political at the Local LevelRegistration free: AnimalJusticeAcademy.com2020 Events
Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre – ONLINE!Talk by The Fur-Bearers “Wild Neighbours”Wed. Sept 16, 2020 at 1pmOnline for more info/register: https://www.lynncanyonecologycentre.ca
Canadian Animal Law Conference – ONLINE! September 11-13, 2020 Online/registration required at www.canadiananimallawconference.caFeaturing Lesley Fox, Executive Director for The Fur-Bearers
VegtoriaJuly 18, 2020 from 11 – 6pm – CANCELLEDCentennial SquareVictoria, BC
Busy as a Beaver – with the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre – ONLINE!June 26, 2020 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.Featuring Lesley Fox, Executive Director for the Fur-Bearers who will be talking about beavers!Online presentation – register at eventbrite.ca, or lynncanyonecologycentre.ca
Blueridge Good Neighbor Day – CANCELLEDJune 14, 2020 11-3 pmBlueridge Elementary SchoolNorth Vancouver, BC
Children’s Animal WelFair – CANCELLEDMay 28, 2020 10 – 3pmScience WorldVancouver, BC
Nerd Nite Victoria – ONLINE!May 20, 2020 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.Featuring Lesley Fox, Executive Director for the Fur-Bearers who will be talking about beavers!Online presentation – visit Nerd Night Facebook for details|https://www.facebook.com/nerdniteyyj/
Hamilton Veg Fest – CANCELLEDMay 2, 2020Ancaster FairgroundsHamilton, ON
Wildlife Week Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre – CANCELLEDTalk by The Fur-Bearers “Living With Our Wild Neighbors”March 17, 2020 at 1pmLynn Canyon Ecology CentreNorth Vancouver, BC
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