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November 5, 2019

2020 Spring Break Eco-Camps

Engineering in Nature! Description:  Butterflies and solar power? Spiders and protective glass? Geckos and super climbing? Whales and wind turbines? The natural world is full of incredible engineering marvels enhanced…
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June 6, 2019

Free Community Bee Workshop – June 22nd 2019

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May 10, 2019

Free Community Bee Workshop – May 25th 2019

Come prepared to get involved, ask questions & learn a lot! View open hives and inspect bees* Learn general hive maintenance Swarm management/ splitting hives Understand varroa treatments Learn basic…
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May 6, 2019

Father’s Day Fish Release 2019

Father's Day Fish Release Sunday, June 16th 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm Maple Ridge Park Be apart of the Chinook's amazing journey!
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April 25, 2019

3rd Annual Fundraiser Dinner Event

Support us in our fundraising efforts for the Alouette River Management Society. $35 a ticket: Dinner Buffet & Beer, Door Prizes, Raffle, Silent Auction. 100% of proceeds go to the…
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April 3, 2019

Up in ARMS: Proposed Development in South Alouette Flood Plain

2 April, 2019 Dear Mayor and Council, Regarding the proposed development at 12555 240 Street, 12599 240 Street, 12516 240 Street, and 12511 241 Street, please be advised that ARMS…
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February 27, 2019

2019 Home Show Sponsor

The Alouette River Management Society is attending the 2019 Ridge Meadows Home Show with the financial support of AjM Disposal Services LTD!    THANK YOU! The Alouette River Management Society is…
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January 17, 2019

Feb 21 2019 – Reg Franklin Park Clean Up

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January 14, 2019

Owls, Wildlife & Endangered Species Workshop

ARMS is hosting an educational workshop & fundraising event. 100% of all proceeds go to ARMS education programs Raptors Ridge Presentation featuring LIVE owls! Learn about food chains, ecosystems, &…
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January 14, 2019

Jan 31 2019 – Allco Park Clean Up

The Maple Ridge Adopt-a-Block Program is hosting a clean up event in Allco Park! Join us in keeping our community clean one park, stream, trail and block at a time.…
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January 9, 2019

Volunteer Special Event Booth Attendant

Volunteer Special Event Booth Attendant Needed! We are currently looking to engage a number of passionate, outgoing and enthusiastic volunteers who will involve local community in supporting ARMS mission and…
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January 9, 2019

Volunteer Fundraising Assistant

Volunteer Fundraising Assistant Needed! We are currently looking to engage a number of passionate, outgoing and enthusiastic volunteers who will involve local community and businesses in supporting ARMS mission and…
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January 9, 2019

Volunteer Membership Assistant

Volunteer Membership Assistant Needed! We are currently looking to engage creative, focused and enthusiastic volunteers who will involve local community and businesses in supporting ARMS mission and strategic goals. Membership is a…
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October 24, 2018

Defend the Heart of the Fraser

On October 22 2018 ARMS sent a letter, Defend the Heart of the Fraser - Signed letter to Minister Wilkinson - 22 Oct 2018, to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans…
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October 12, 2018

2018 Candidate Questions from ARMS

2018 Mayor Candidate Answers Doug Blamey and Michael Morden did not respond to questions. Since there were only two respondents, both mayoral candidates’ answers are contained within each question in…
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October 10, 2018

Annual Guided ALLCO Fish Hatchery Tour 2018

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July 31, 2018

25th Annual Ridge Meadows Rivers Day

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July 13, 2018

Community Bee Workshop – July 21

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July 3, 2018

Canada Day Surprise Letter from Justin Trudeau

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June 6, 2018

2018 Sponsors – Thank you!

The Hancock Family - Coho Silver $1000 John Thomson - Pink Partners $440 Terry Conn - Pink Partners $336.50  Patagonia Vancouver - Chum Bronze $610 Patagonia/ Bahamas - Chinook Gold…
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June 6, 2018

Community Bee Clinic – June 9th

A day with “The Bee Lady” at the Alouette River Management Society June 9th 2018 (10:00am – 2:00pm)  Come prepared to get involved and get your hands dirty: Prepare pollinator…
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May 8, 2018

Community Bee Clinic

    A day with "The Bee Lady" at the Alouette River Management Society May 26th 2018 (10:00am - 2:00pm)  Come prepared to get involved and get your hands dirty:…
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April 11, 2018

Summer Camps 2018

The Alouette River Management Society is here to bring your child’s favorite games, hobbies, and characters to life!  ARMS specializes in environmental education and is committed to redirecting children back…
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February 16, 2018

2018 Annual General Meeting

The Alouette River Management Society invites you to our 2018 Annual General Meeting on Thursday April 12th at 6:30pm located in the Maple Ridge Library (2nd floor Fraser Room). 2018…
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February 2, 2018

ARMS 2nd Annual Fundraiser

Thursday May 17th 2018 ARMS 2nd Annual Fundraising Event, held at the Ranch Pub and Grill. Tickets are only $30 and includes a dinner buffet and one alcoholic or soft…
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January 30, 2018

Habitat Workshop: Birdhouse Building

As part of Maple Ridge Earth Day lead up events, ARMS is hosting a fundraising event on March 3rd 2018. 100% of the proceeds go to the Alouette River Management…
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January 4, 2018

2018 Spring Break Camp Leaders Needed

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January 2, 2018

2018 Spring Break Camps

The Alouette River Management Society Presents... The Science of Harry Potter! Take a journey into the science of Harry Potter. Impress muggles with your new magic tricks, discover ways to…
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December 17, 2017

Environmental Volunteers Needed!

Download or View: Volunteer Posting in PDF format We are currently looking to engage a number of passionate and natural public speakers who will deliver in-class children's’ programming and eco-tours…
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August 3, 2017

24th Annual Ridge Meadows Rivers Day

The 24th Annual Ridge Meadows Rivers Day is hosted by the Alouette River Management Society and is held on Sunday, September 24th this year. The festival will have live musical…
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May 9, 2017

Summer Camp Leaders

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May 4, 2017

1st Annual Fundraiser, a success!

  Last Thursday evening, April 27th, close to 100 people gathered at the Maple Ridge Equi-sports Center, the Ranch Pub & Grill, for ARMS first ever fundraising dinner event. “We…
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May 1, 2017

Eco-Camps Program Assistant

SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Canada Summer Jobs 2017 The Alouette River Management Society (ARMS) is a not-for-profit charitable organization committed to the protection and enhancement of the Alouette River…
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March 30, 2017

WET in the rain!

Kanaka Creek Elementary visits ARMS for a Watershed Education Tour in the pouring rain!  
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March 16, 2017

Alouette Sockeye Project Receives $16,028 for 2017!

Alouette Adult Sockeye Enumeration Project Receives $16,028 for 2017! This vital project has been funded by BC Hydro for 10 years, the first 8 years under the Alouette Water Use…
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February 20, 2017

ARMS 1st Fundraiser

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February 7, 2017

2016 Annual Presentation

On February 6th, 2017 ARMS presented the 2016 annual activities report to the City of Maple Ridge at the weekly Committee of the Whole Council meeting. Click here to check…
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January 14, 2017

2017 Spring Break Camps

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November 25, 2016

Join us & become a member of ARMS

Click here --> Membership Application Form
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November 10, 2016

A letter to Minister LeBlanc

Letter to Minister LeBlanc
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November 4, 2016

Alouette River News: Sept/Oct 2016

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October 31, 2016

Salmon digging redd

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October 28, 2016

Bear Fishing

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October 26, 2016

Fisheries Act Revision

“A clean environment and a strong economy go hand in hand. We have a responsibility to steward our resources with care, and we are committed to improving the tools we…
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October 19, 2016

BC Hydro Compensation Tree Planting

BC Hydro has provided funding to plant native trees (Douglas Fir, Alder, Western Red Cedar, Vine Maple, Cascara, and Sitka Willow) in compensation for the right of way clearance for…
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October 19, 2016

Award for Maple Ridge’s Country Fest volunteer

Award for Maple Ridge's Country Fest volunteer - Maple Ridge News Maple Ridge posted Oct 13, 2016 at 5:00 PM Tom Cameron has been recognized nationally for his contributions to Maple…
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October 13, 2016

First of Thousands

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September 20, 2016

23rd Annual Rivers Day

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September 6, 2016

Alouette River News – July/August 2016

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August 5, 2016

Haney Farmers Market

ARMS will be at the Haney Farmers Market on Saturday August 6th
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August 4, 2016

Storm Drain Painting & Lantern Making

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July 22, 2016

Join ARMS – Become a Member

ARMS Membership Application Form - 2016
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July 21, 2016

Country Fest 2016

Join ARMS and Adopt-a-Block at this fun two day event down at Planet Ice and Albion Fairgrounds 🙂
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July 20, 2016

Make a Difference Day – Redl Sports

On Tuesday June 19th, 50 Redl Sports employees partnered with ARMS and completed several projects to target litter and garbage. Redl Sports is “a family owned wholesaler of sporting goods…
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May 27, 2016

Volunteer Opportunity: Summer Camps 2016

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May 5, 2016

Summer Youth Employment Opportunity

SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Canada Summer Jobs 2016 The Alouette River Management Society (ARMS) is a not-for-profit charitable organization committed to the protection and enhancement of the Alouette River…
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April 26, 2016

Streamkeepers Training and Certification

**Minimum age is 13 years old**
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April 25, 2016

Call on the government to immediately reinstate habitat protection

Call on the government to immediately reinstate habitat protection. Sign the petition: http://fisheriesact.ca/take-action 
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April 22, 2016

Pacific salmon may be scarce, pricy in stores this summer

Vancouver Sun     FRESNO, Calif. — Salmon caught off the Pacific Coast may be harder to find in stores this summer and cost more with tight restrictions imposed on fishermen…
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April 21, 2016

Thank you to Great Western Containers

Thank you to Great Western Containers for providing us with our Litter Heroes buckets and all your help!
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April 18, 2016

Along the Fraser: Willing to listen on environment

by  Jack Emberly - Maple Ridge News posted Apr 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM
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April 15, 2016

Summer Camps 2016

This summer ARMS is offering FIVE Summer Camps! CHECK IT OUT! Click Here to register today!
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April 5, 2016

#AlouetteStrandedFry

During all seasons, when high water flows through the South Alouette and when BC Hydro release water over the dam to lower the reservoir levels, local residents are asked to…
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March 22, 2016

Maple Ridge Community Builders and Adopt-a-Block

Join us! Come one, come all and join the Maple Ridge Community Builders and Adopt-A-Block for various volunteer litter pick-up/ walk in the fresh air events! Meet at the yellow chicken…
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March 21, 2016

Along the Fraser: Plight of Alouette salmon fry

 “Hatch Match’r Fly and Tackle in Maple Ridge is working with B.C. Hydro to minimize death to salmon fry due to high water fluctuations. If you encounter large numbers of…
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March 4, 2016

2015 Annual Update Presentation

ARMS will be presenting our 2015 annual activities update to council this Monday March 7th at 1:00pm in the Maple Ridge City Hall Chambers. This presentation is open to the…
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March 4, 2016

2016 Katzie First Nation Election

The Katzie First Nation election results have been announced. We would like to congratulate Chief Susan Miller as she starts her second term as chief. Peter James Jr. and Rick…
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February 29, 2016

Save the Western Toad!

A story about hope... ...Toad People is an inspiring new documentary film project produced by the Wilderness Committee about people in communities across British Columbia who are taking action to save…
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February 22, 2016

Maple Ridge Earth Day 2016

Come and celebrate Earth Day with ARMS on April 23rd, 10:00am - 2:00pm    
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February 19, 2016

Along the Fraser: Saving a marsh for salmon fry

By JACK EMBERLY January 28, 2016 It’s not an assault on fish habitat, but it looks like it from the road. Mounds of freshly excavated dirt, the deep tracks of…
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January 27, 2016

Save Our Salmon *SOS*

Click HERE  to sign the petition online and (S)ave (O)ur (S)almon!
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January 26, 2016

Volunteer Opportunity: Spring Break Camps 2016

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January 8, 2016

Spring Break Camps 2016

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December 7, 2015

Maple Ridge’s Litter Heroes Event

What we do: Does your child want to become more involved in the community and contribute to making Maple Ridge a beautiful and clean city for everyone? If so it sounds like…
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November 19, 2015

Review our updated bylaws

The Alouette River Management Society would like to invite all members in good standing to attend our Special General Meeting (SGM) to vote on our new set of bylaws to…
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July 24, 2015

22nd Annual Ridge Meadows Rivers Day

Join ARMS for the 22nd Annual Ridge Meadows Rivers Day! Thank you to all our 2015 sponsors & supporters!  
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June 16, 2015

Thank you, PSF!

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June 14, 2015

O.W.L.E.S Community Workshop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZKLGzLNBhU
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May 27, 2015

ARMS Spring & Summer Newsletter

ARMS Spring & Summer Newsletter 2015 Click the image below to open a PDF file of our newsletter in a new window. ARMS Newsletter Spring Summer 2015
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March 31, 2015

Nite Hike 2015 & Eco Scavenger Hunt

On Saturday, March 28th, ARMS staff and board members set up our big blue tent along the Alouette River in Maple Ridge. ARMS participated in the annual Nite Hike for…
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January 24, 2015

Annual General Meeting: February 6th, 2015

The ARMS Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on:  Thursday, February 6th 2015 at 6pm at the Rivers Heritage Centre Learn more about ARMS & see us in action…
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December 17, 2014

The AVA: a friend to ARMS

The Alouette Valley Association is a local, grassroots group monitoring the river flows and health of the North Alouette River.  They have been working recently on an exciting non-lethal beaver…
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November 24, 2014

Streamtalk Newsletter: November 2014

Click the link below to check out the most recent Streamtalk publication!
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October 28, 2014

ARMS Fall Newsletter 2014

ARMS Fall Newsletter 2014 Click the image below to open a PDF file of our newsletter in a new window. ARMS Fall Newsletter 2014
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September 6, 2014

ARMS PR: the Mount Polley Mine Disaster

Click the link below to read the ARMS press release about the Mount Polley Mine Disaster
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June 12, 2014

The low-down on local slugs

Vice President of ARMS Liz Hancock discusses slug behavior in this edition of River Talk, published in the Maple Ridge Times. Click here to check out this informative and educational piece…
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March 14, 2014

Our Home Waters: A Celebration of Art and the Environment

Art by Kristin Krimmel and Galina Cooper Fraser Voice present Our Home Waters a celebration of the environment in Maple Ridge. Celebrate the beauty an resilience of our local watersheds…
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February 27, 2014

ARMS welcomes Ken Stewart as new President

Ex-MLA leads enviro group By Maple Ridge News Published: February 26, 2014 03:00 AM Updated: February 26, 2014 12:3012 PM The Alouette River Management Society has a new president. Former…
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February 26, 2014

Black-tailed deer survive

Black-tailed deer survive, despite everything TIMES columnist Liz Hancock regularly addresses issues of flora and fauna in the Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows communities.  Liz Hancock / Special to The…
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September 17, 2013

20th Annual Ridge Meadows Rivers Day is coming soon!

2012 fishing pond prize winner
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September 11, 2013

Streamkeepers Training Workshop this weekend!

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?…
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September 2, 2013

Nature will be your life-long friend – Visiting McKenney Creek

“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…
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August 28, 2013

Dismal return so far for ‘sockanee’

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…
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August 28, 2013

Horse Helpers – ARMS Summer Camp in The News

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…
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August 13, 2013

Streamkeepers Training!

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…
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August 12, 2013

ARMS Board Meeting – September 9

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July 15, 2013

More on Hummingbirds

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,…
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July 14, 2013

Canadian Tire Donates Hummingbird Feeders

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!…
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July 12, 2013

Kids learn survival techniques

Kids aged eight to 13 can take part in summer camps put on by ARMS. ARMS staff is promising a "crazy fun time" during its summer programs The Times July…
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July 12, 2013

Creek cleaning up for life

Students at an east Maple Ridge school have been taking care of a waterway next to the school The Times July 4, 2013 Read more: http://www.mrtimes.com/life/Creek+cleaning+life/8615339/story.html#ixzz2YqtZdnqp A group of students…