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Nourish Your Community: Too much fruit on your trees? If you have a hard time eating all of your fruit, don't let it go to waste. Donate it.

Nourish Your Community: Too much fruit on your trees? If you have a hard time eating all of your fruit, don't let it go to waste. Donate it. The North Shore Fruit Tree Project will visit and pick your tree fruit and donate it to those in need in the community. Sign up as a donor at www.

My Favourite B.C. Photo Contest: The Nature Trust of B.C. invites amateur photographers to submit digital images of B.C.'s natural diversity until Dec. 7. Categories include My Favourite Tree, My Favourite Wildlife, My Favourite Wild Place and My Favourite Wild View. Photos can be uploaded to flickr or emailed to photos@ Full contest rules are at www.naturetrust. Info: 604-924-9771.

Ivy Pull: The Lower Mainland Green Team will remove ivy at Capilano Regional Park Wednesday Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is on rain or shine. To join and for details, visit events.

Cedar Lecture Series: Ron Long will discuss how Pink Mountain, in the far North of B.C., has rare plants that are being threatened due to commercial development Thursday, Nov. 10, 7: 30 p.m. at VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak St., Vancouver. Tickets: non-members $15/ members $10. Info: www.

Volunteers are needed for a garbage cleanup along the end of Indian River Drive Saturday, Nov. 12. Meet in front of Parkgate library, 3675 Banff Court, North Vancouver at 10 a.m. with garbage bags and gloves. Info: 604-924-2349.

Capilano Garden Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7: 30 p.m. at Canyon Heights Christian Assembly, 4840 Capilano Rd., North Vancouver. The Nov. 14 meeting will feature guest speaker Catherine Dale on the topic of autumn berries. New members welcome. Guests: $5. Info: 604-980-4964.

The North Shore Streamkeepers Society will hold their next meeting and annual general meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7: 30 p.m. in the Municipal Hall, 355 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. Registration of new members begins at 7 p.m. and everyone is welcome.

Rainforest Programs for Adults - Forest Pharmacy: Learn about forest plants and common weeds that heal Sunday, Feb. 4, 1-2: 30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Fee: $5. Registration: 604-990-3755. Info:

Delbrook Garden Club meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7: 30 p.m. at St. Catherines Church, 1058 Ridgewood Dr., North Vancouver. New members welcome. Guests: $5. Info: Flo at 604-985-4870.

The Upper Lonsdale Garden Club meets every second Thursday of the month, 7: 30-9: 30 p.m. in the basement of St. Martin's Anglican Church, 195 East Windsor Rd., North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: 604-984-7356 or

West Coast Bonsai Society welcomes new members at all stages of ability who are interested in the art of miniature trees. Meetings with hands-on experts are every third Wednesday of the month, February through November, 7: 30-9: 30 p.m. at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Van. Info: 604-922-6608.

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