Most kids know that trees help fight climate change but do they know that they are really important in preventing erosion?
When we think about ‘history’ we don’t always think about the forests. Yet, here in North Vancouver, there are histories hidden across the myriad of trials that surround us. Recently, I’ve been exploring this history with my children and taking advantage of local trails to inspire my work and their learning.
Children and partners of NVMA staff are often our guinea pigs and voluntolds. Thank you family! During covid you have helped empty the old warehouse, tested experiments for upcoming programs, previewed blog posts for us, and more. Most recently, our staff members kids have checked out our Kidoons cartoons and new online activities.
This past winter, if you took a break from skating at North Vancouver’s new outdoor rink at The Shipyard Commons, and wandered inside, you likely saw wooden objects hanging outside the washrooms. Bright and colourful and unusual shapes, but what are they?
Museum of North Vancouver:
Opening late 2020
115 West Esplanade
North Vancouver, BC.
Archives of North Vancouver:
3203 Institute Road, Lynn Valley, North Vancouver, BC V7K 3E5
3203 Institute Road, Lynn Valley, North Vancouver
Closed until further notice
Tel: 604.990.3700 (ext. 8016)
Get Our Newsletter
The North Vancouver Museum and Archives respectfully acknowledges that we live and work on the unceded traditional territory of the Squamish (Skwxwú7mesh) and Tsleil-Waututh (sel̓íl̓witulh) Nations. We are grateful for the opportunity to engage, strengthen and inspire our community on this land.
Friends of the North Vancouver Museum & Archives Society Registered Charity No. 89031 1772 RR0001