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General News · 6th April 2021
Join ‘For The Birds’ on April 14, 2021– A Fun Online Trivia Night for Mitlenatch Island. Not able to join us for trivia night? No problem. Herbert the Glaucous-winged Gull says you can still donate and receive a thank you.

To get a ticket, simply make a donation - the event invitation will be sent in a confirmation email (please check your junk inbox as the email could end up there).

Cost: By donation
Date: April 14, 2021
Time: 7:00pm start (Pacific Daylight Time)

Duration: Approx. 2 hours
Format: Zoom link and full details will be provided upon donation
Trivia Host: IQ 2000 Trivia is Canada's BEST online quiz night! So join the MIST fundraiser to learn all kinds of wonderful things or prove your intellectual excellence, mental mettle, and cerebral superiority! Instructions on how to play will be provided upon donation. There will be breaks between trivia rounds and be prepared to laugh.

Tax receipts: As the BC Parks Foundation is a registered non-profit organization, all donations over $20 are eligible for a tax credit.Mitlenatch Island Nature Provincial Park is a small rocky island in the Salish Sea that is home to one of the seabird colonies in the Strait of Georgia. This nature reserve is an important nesting colony for thousands of Glaucous-winged Gulls, as well as Pelagic Cormorants, Pigeon Guillemots, Black Oystercatchers, and many other species of birds.

The Important Bird Area (IBA) is also a Key Biodiversity Area (pending) and within a Rockfish Conservation Area. Along with nesting birds, the island is home to harbour seals, sea lions, river otters, snakes, marine life, meadow flowers, and frequented by porpoises, killer whales, and humpback whales.

Birds of a feather flock together: This event is being held in partnership with BC Parks Foundation. Please consider supporting their campaign to protect Lonesome Lake – the place where Trumpeter Swans were brought back from the edge of extinction.