Annual General Meeting, Vancouver

Date: 02/17/2018- 02/18/2018
Location: Forest Sciences Centre

Watch this space for details of the FHABC’s next AGM, to be held in Vancouver on the weekend of February 17/18, 2018.

NOTE: Hotel Accommodation – on your own – hotel, Air B &B etc., however, please RSVP to by Feb 9th for lunch and dinner so we can plan numbers for meals.

Friday Feb 16th. Arrive in Vancouver Friday, if desired, the following many options are available:

Nitobe Memorial Gardens – Japanese Gardens only open on Friday; Located at 1895 Lower Mall, UBC.

Pacific Museum of Earth – only open on Friday; Located at 6339 Stores Rd, Vancouver, UBC.

Chan Centre for Performing Arts – Symphony Concert – Beethoven: Pastoral and Piano; Need to purchase tickets directly. Located at 6265 Crescent Rd, UBC.

Chinese New Year – The first day of the Year of the Dog with celebrations all week and weekend throughout the Lower Mainland.

The Sheepdogs – in concert at the Commodore Ballroom.

Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival featuring theatre, music and dance performances.

Friday Night Live – live music, storytelling and a guest artist in North Vancouver at 3201 Mountain Highway. Cost is $10 and free for children 12 & under. Tonight’s show features the rock guitarist Don Alder.

Vancouver Giants Hockey – against Edmonton at the Langley Events Centre.

Robson Square Ice Skating – free ice skating at the corner of Robson and Howe.


Saturday Feb 17th.

10am. Annual General Meeting.  UBC Faculty of Forestry Boardroom, fourth floor, room 4001. Or, for those joining us via teleconference, the phone number is 1-888-884-4568, Access Code 8817082.  If this number doesn’t work for you, there is also a local Vancouver number that will do the same thing.  It is 778-383-7421.  Same access code.

Lunch will be self-pay at UBC’s Open Kitchen (however, please RSVP!).  The Open Kitchen is only a two-minute walk from the Faculty of Forestry.

1pm Tour of Forest History holdings, UBC Rare Books and Special Collections. Chung collection (museum) also available.  We will explore a rich range of maps, photos and etc from the HR MacMillan collection, Western Forest Products, and more.

6pm. Dinner at The Cove Restaurant, 3681 West 4th Ave (please RSVP for numbers).

7:30pm. Hastings Mill Store Museum.  Tour and Presentation by historian/ author Lisa Anne Smith.



Sunday Feb 18th.

Open day.  Travel home or take in other Vancouver attractions.

UBC Museum of Anthropology. 6393 N.W. Marine Drive, UBC.

UBC Botanical Garden. 6804 SW Marine Drive, UBC.

UBC Beaty Biodiversity Museum. 2212 Main Mall, UBC.