Scientific Field Trips

A full slate of field trips have been planned to showcase the botanical offerings of UBC and the Vancouver region. Field Trips are open to all registered attendees of Botany 2008 including spouses/companions and family members. (They must pay full trip registration fee.) All trips require pre-registration and are on a first-come and first-served basis. Fees include transportation, admission fees, field guides (if provided), water and where indicated, lunch. Schedule subject to will be notified by email.

Pre-Conference Multi Day Trip

Thursday July 24 - Saturday July 26

FT - A1 Manning Park Meadows
Leave UBC at 8:30 am - Cost: $300.00

Saturday July 26 - Sunday July 27

FT - 1 Paleobotanical Trip to Princeton and McAbee
Leave UBC at 8:30 am - Cost: $300.00 professionals; $150.00 Students

Pre-Conference Full Day Trip
Full day trips meet at the Student Union Building at 8:30 am and return approximately by 5:00 pm

Saturday July 26

FT - 2 Cypress Mountain: Vascular Plants and Bryophytes - Cost: $70.00
FT - 3 Mt Cheam - Seed Plant Walk - Cost: $100.00
FT - 4 Ferns of North Vancouver - Cost: $85.00
FT - 5 The Rise (and Fall) and Rise (and Fall) and Rise of the UBC Botanical Garden including a trip to Riverview Arboretum - Cost: $75.00
FT - 6 Ethnobotanical walk at Cypress Mountain. A look at the uses of plants by First Nations as well as old growth forest and subalpine. - Cost: $75.00
FT - 7 Bryophtyes of the Vancouver Area Cost: $110.00

FT - 8 Asian Gardens of Vancouver: A visit to the Asian Garden at UBC Botanical Garden, Nitobe Japanese Garden, and Dr. Sun Yat San Garden. Cost: $100.00

Pre-Conference Half Day Trip

Saturday July 26

Half day trips meet at the Student Union Building at 12:00 pm and return approximately at 5:00 pm.
FT - 9 UBC Farm – A Little Piece Of Farmland - Cost: $25.00
FT - 10 Lighthouse Park - Cost: $65.00
FT - 11 Treasures of Pacific Spirit Park - Cost: $25.00
FT - 12 Van Dusen Garden - Cost: $25.00

Post-Conference Full Day Trip

Thursday, July 31st

FT - 13 Mount Baker: Alpine Flora Cost: 100.00