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BCFO 2016 – Conference & Annual General Meeting

Note: On-line registration opens 9:00 am PDT, 2 April 2016


Via regular mail
Complete the Registration Form from BC Birding or download here, and mail it along with your cheque for payment to:

British Columbia Field Ornithologists
P.O. Box 45111 Dunbar
Vancouver, B.C.
V6S 2M8

Via the BCFO website (PayPal)
Go to the AGM/Extension Payments tab under the Events > Annual Conference drop downs, or follow the link here (opens April 2). A fillable registration form is available for completion. To pay for more than one registration, simply make sufficient single payments for each person you wish to register.

Conference Schedule


Field Trips


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Banquet Speaker


Accommodation information

The Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort & Convention Centre will be the base of activities for the AGM. Field trips depart from here; breakfasts, lunches, technical sessions, the AGM and banquet will all be held here.

We have arranged BCFO AGM conference rates for the Prestige, Elizabeth Lake Lodge, and Flamingo Motel. All three locations are relatively close to each other on the south side of Cranbrook.

If booking accommodation in any of the three locations below please make sure to request the BCFO Conference Rate. This applies to on-line and direct bookings.

Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort & Convention Centre
209 Van Horne St. S.
Cranbrook, BC V1C 6R9
Phone: (250) 417-0444      Fax: (250) 417-0400

Room choices and rates are:
Two queen beds, or a room with one king bed
Rate is $132 + applicable taxes a night single or double occupancy

Elizabeth Lake Lodge  This property is a 1000m south of the Prestige.
590 Van Horne Street South (Hwy 3 SW Entrance to Cranbrook)
Cranbrook, British Columbia
V1C 4W7
Phone: (250) 426-6114     Fax: (250) 426-6221

Room choices and rates are:
Room with one queen bed overlooking the bird sanctuary
Room with two queen beds overlooking the bird sanctuary
Room with one king bed overlooking the bird sanctuary
Rates are $102 – $112 + applicable taxes per night single or double occupancy.
Most rooms have a kitchen.

Flamingo Motel  This property is located 200m from the Prestige Hotel.
432 Van Horne Street S
Cranbrook, BC
V1C 4W7
(250) 426-7073

Rooms with either one or two beds are $69.95 + $5 per extra person per night + applicable taxes
All rooms have flat screen TV, microwave and small fridge. Some rooms have kitchenette.