22nd Annual BCFO Conference Princeton, BC – June 1 – 3, 2012
The 22nd Annual Conference will be held in the Princeton Auditorium at the Riverside Centre, located at: 148 Old Hedley Road, Princeton, B.C.
This year there will be not only one flat rate for the Conference, but also a rate for those wishing to attend only the Friday night ‘Meet & Greet’ and Saturday night Banquet. The cost for only the meet and greet and the banquet will be $50.00 per person, which does not include field trips or any other meals. The all-inclusive price for the Conference will be $150.00, including all field trips, the meet and greet, and the banquet. The meet and greet will include cheese, meat and veggie platters. A no-host cash bar will be open from 6:00 till 9:00 pm. Breakfasts and lunches both days and the banquet will be held in the Princeton Auditorium at the Riverside Centre in Princeton.
- Birding field trips on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
- Annual general meeting and technical presentations on Saturday afternoon in the Princeton Auditorium.
- Guest speaker at the Banquet on Saturday night.
- 2012 Extension Trip
Princeton Conference Schedule
Conference fee is: $150.00 per person, including all activities as noted above. A registration fee of$50.00 is available for non-birders who wish to attend social events on Friday and Saturday evenings; see registration form for details. Attendance is limited to BCFO members and spouses/partners/family members. Non-members may join BCFO at the same time as they register for the Conference.
Registration Form and Liability Waiver (PDF)
Please complete both forms and mail w/payment to:
BC Field Ornithologists
PO Box 45507
Vancouver, BC, V6S 2N5
Attendance is limited to BCFO members and spouses/family members. You may join BCFO at the same time as you register for the Conference. Please refer to our membership fees for details.
For information contact: Wayne Diakow
Transportation and Accommodation
Transportation to the conference and accommodation are up to the individual(s) to arrange. Below is a list of local hotels, a link about those hotels, and campsites.
Hotels / Motels
- Best Value Princeton Inn & Suites 250-295-3537
- Sandman Inn 250-295-6923
- The Villager Inn 250-295-6996
- Countryside Inn 250-295-7464
- Evergreen Motel 250-295-7179
- Otter Lake Provincial Park (33 km NW of Princeton on Coalmont Rd.)
- Allison Lake Provincial Park (28 km north of Princeton on Hwy 5A)
- Princeton Municipal RV Park and Campground (2.8 km E of Princeton on Hwy 3)
Extension Trip – Northern Washington: Sagebrush, Pine and Oak.
Join Russell Cannings on a four day tour around Northern Washington in search of summer and resident birds in the forests, grasslands, hills and wetlands around northern Washington. A few of the target species include tri-colored blackbird, spotted owl, sage sparrow, sage thrasher plus some owl and hawk specialties