Field trip: Meade Creek, Shaw Creek, Cowichan, May 29th ’22

Field trip to Meade Creek and Shaw Creek north of Cowichan lake. Please contact Sean at fieldtrips@vlms.ca if you plan on joining. Please note field trips are only open to members for insurance purposes.

We have two locations for this months field trip, that are relatively close to each other.

One: Meade Creek; Rhodonite, Potential gold, Laurel Stone

Two: Shaw Creek; Rhodonite (More then at Meade), Jasper (bright red and black kind), Potential Gold, Laurel Stone.

Same as Meade, just more of it and better….

Suggested things to bring:

  • Gold panning pans
  • Water (for drinking)
  • Rock hammer
  • safety glasses (eye protection)
  • gloves
  • hiking boots or good treaded running shoes
  • food (optional)

Meeting location: Juan de Fuca center parking lot at 9:00 am, see red circle on attached map.

Juan de Fuca Rec Centre meeting place

Strawberry Social – June 6th ’22

Our next Monday General Members’ meeting is on June 6th and is our Strawberry Social. We will provide strawberries and cream or ice cream as a treat. The meeting will be at 7 pm at the Burnside Lawn Bowling Club, 274 Hampton Rd, Victoria, BC V8Z 1H1. Vaccine passports will not be checked. Masks are welcome but not required.

In addition, Karen Lochhead will be talking about Australian Opals.

In order to buy an appropriate amount of strawberries and ice cream we need to know how many people will be attending, so please fill out this google form if you plan to join for this event.
 Strawberry Social ’22
If you have problems filling in the form, email web@vlms.ca and Becci will fill it in for you.