River Basin Days is a monthly series of outdoor public programs geared towards families. Join us at different locations around the Fraser River Basin as we explore this incredible watershed! Our staff will guide you through 1-hour of activities, experiments, and art projects as we learn about the biodiversity of this great river.


The Fraser River Discovery Centre’s health and safety protocols are based on recommendations from the BC Health Authority.
Click HERE to read our Visitor Code of Conduct.

Please note that masks are recommended for all outdoor programs. We are a small team of staff who interact with a high volume of daily visitors. Please help us keep everyone safe by respecting our mask policy.



Spring is just around the corner and the birds are getting ready! In this workshop, we’ll learn about some of the ways that birds prepare for spring. Through fun hands-on activities, we’ll explore the diversity of bird nests, and discover how egg colours keep baby birds safe. Join us at Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park for an eggs-cellent afternoon!  

Registration cost includes admission to the Fraser River Discovery Centre. Pay when you register for this workshop, and the next time you visit the Centre in-person, you will be admitted for free.

COVID-19 safety protocols are in place, so please register in advance.  Click here to register. 

Registration is now closed. We look forward to seeing you at next month’s RBD!

WHEN: Saturday, March 18th, 2:00-3:00 

  • With enough interest, we will open a second workshop from 12:30-1:30. Please email programs@fraserriverdiscovery.org to express your interest. 

WHERE: Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park    

  • Please meet beside the parking lot located at the intersection where Byrne Rd turns into Fraser Park Dr.


  • Learn about nest building.
  • Explore egg camouflage. 
  • Get ready for Spring! 

WHO: While everyone is welcome, this workshop is aimed at children and their families. 

COST: Includes admission to the Discovery Centre. Specific costs are listed below:  

  • Family Ticket ($15.00 each) – for 2 adults and up to 4 children  
  • Adult Ticket ($6.00) – Adult 19 and older  
  • Senior Ticket ($5.00) – Senior 65 and older  
  • Student Ticket ($5.00) – Student ID required  
  • Child ticket ($3.00) – children aged 3-12  
  • Children 2 and under register for free.  

COVID-19 Safety: 

  • Pre-registration is required 
  • Individual group size is limited to five (5) maximum. Workshop registration limited to five (5) groups.  
  • During the workshop, groups are required to follow physical distancing guidelines.  
  • Masks are recommended.