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June 2021

Pollinators Scavenger Hunt!

June 23, 2021 @ 8:00 am - July 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm PDT
Cumberland Forest Cumberland BC, BC V0R 1S0 Canada + Google Map

It's time for yet another SCAVENGER HUNT brought to you by both DV8 Education and the Cumberland Community Forest Society. This one is centered on pollination and takes place in the No.1 Historic Japanese Town Site. It consists of interesting pollination information, activities, and a matching challenge. This is free and great for the whole family. Scavenger hunt will be out for two weeks from Wednesday, June 23rd to Wednesday, July 21st. To download map, clues, and more go to:…

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September 2021

CCFS at the Foggy Mountain Fall Fair

September 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Cumberland BC, Box 1239
Cumberland BC, BC V0R 1S0 Canada
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Join the Cumberland Community Forest Society at the Foggy Mountain Fall Fair on Saturday September 18th from 10 am till 4 pm. Learn about current initiatives in the Cumberland Forest and the Perseverance Watershed, stewardship projects, volunteer opportunities, upcoming events and more. Stop by to enter the draw for current monthly donors (or new sign ups!). Participate in some creative forest and wetlands mapping, bring the kids to make fairy wands, and meet other volunteers. You will find us at…

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October 2021

2nd Annual Cumberland Fungus Fest

October 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 2, 2021 @ 10:00 pm PDT
Cumberland BC, Box 1239
Cumberland BC, BC V0R 1S0 Canada
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Join us for the 2nd Annual Cumberland Fungus Fest - a truly interdisciplinary celebration of all things 'shrooms (with special guests slime molds). Join us for 2 full days and nights (October 1/2) of workshops, walks, talks, fungus bioblitz, forest ecology, fungus art, 'shroomy special events, webinars, projections and more. For 2021 all events will be individually ticketed to help us manage attendance numbers and new Public Health Protocols - thanks for your patience as we adapt our event structure…

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Perseverance Trail Run 2021

October 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Cumberland Forest Cumberland BC, BC V0R 1S0 Canada + Google Map

The Perseverance Trail Run will return this October 2021! This trail race is for the whole community to come together to show your support for the Cumberland Community Forest! The 3k cross country romp is perfect for new runners and families, and the 11.5k mountain run with plenty of single-track and elevation will make you push your limits! After race party celebrates the very best of the Cumberland Forest community! Register here https://www.perseverancetrailrun.com

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January 2022

New Year’s Day Bird Walk

January 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PST
Cumberland Village Park
donation

Winter is a wonderful time to learn about the birds of Cumberland. On this New Year's Day walk we will explore the urban / forest interface between the Village and the Cumberland Forest and get to know the birds who make Cumberland their winter home. Your guide is CCFS Director Jason Straka. Jason is an ecologist with the BC Conservation Data Centre. He has also been a BC park ranger living and working out of K'ómoks Territory, and lived and…

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Lower Perseverance Corridor Walk

January 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PST
Japanese # 1 Townsite
donation

Join CCFS Executive Director and special guests for a walk & talk along the Lower Perseverance Corridor. Meet at Japanese #1 Townsite and explore the recent purchase area along Perseverance Creek and the Lower Perseverance Corridor, the area we are raising funds to purchase in early 2022. Explore the cool history and beautiful ecology of the corridor and discover why this area is such a such a high priority for both heritage and ecological conservation. Walk approx. 90 minutes. Wear…

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April 2022

Spring 2022 Trivia

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm PDT
Cumberland Recreation Institute

We're SOLD OUT forest friends! We're back in the hall for some mild melting, brain busting good times. The Spring 2022 CCFS Trivia night is the Friday Night culmination of Cumberland's Earth Week Festival featuring walks, talks, art and events centered around nature, the forest, wetlands, science, art and community. We're not going back to the jam packed 55 tables like the good old days - we're going to settle in at a comfortable 37 tables in the hall. Friday,…

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Volunteer Meet & Greet

April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
#6 Mine Park

Come down and hear all about the CCFS projects and events underway that you could be involved in. This includes upcoming trail races, Victoria Day long weekend and parade, the Home and Garden Tour, Cumberland Bat Project, Science Pubs, Bar Crew, Art Projects, Perseverance Streamkeepers, Info Tents, Western Toad Project, Biodiversity walks and talks, Fungus Fest and more! Come Introduce yourself, and get involved! We're all here with the forest at heart and some of that fresh spring energy in…

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May 2022

The Cumby 2022

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
#6 Mine Park

The 2022 Cumby returns to its original format using the full trail network above the picturesque and historic Village of Cumberland, BC. This year's event includes our signature 25km race, The Full Cumby, the 1/2 Cumby, a 14km race, and NEW this year the 1/4 Cumby, a 6 km race. All races will include plenty of hills, single-track trails, and scenic vistas. The event starts at No. 6 Mine Heritage Park in downtown Cumberland and proceeds through the Cumberland Community…

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Cumberland Forest in the Victoria Day Parade

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
Cumberland United Church

Join the Cumberland Community Forest Society in the Victoria Day Parade! Calling all gumboot fairies and tiny toads, elves, nymphs and forest creatures big and small. Join us for the annual walking entry in the Victoria Day Parade! Rendezvous between 9 and 930 at 1st and Penrith (Weird Church). Some costuming support available. Banners and signs also available. Or throw on a CCFS T-Shirt! This years theme? Gumboot Fairies and "Grunge-boot" Fairies herd the Tiny Toads. Message heather@cumberlandforest.com to sign…

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