A Rocha's Barn Raiser // Thursday May 25, 2017
See the Story
Come celebrate the future of A Rocha Canada & the Brookdale Environmental Centre. Join us for great food, warm community, and inspiring stories as we look ahead to the next five years of creation care in Metro Vancouver.
Sketch of Brooksdale Barn

[bahrn rey-zer] noun.

1. a party, usually providing food, drink, etc., during which a barn is built or rebuilt collectively by members of the community.

A Rocha’s Brooksdale Centre will be transforming its 1930s heritage barn into a Learning Centre for environmental education.

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Please join us for great food, warm community, and inspiring stories
as we look ahead to the next five years of creation care in Metro Vancouver.

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Rod Wilson

Rod Wilson

Evening Host

Rod Wilson

The former President of Regent College, Rod brings his experience in academia, pastoring, counselling, and consulting to his current coaching, mentoring, and teaching work around the world.
Brigitte Harbers

Brigitte Harbers

High School Senior & Conservationist

Brigitte Harbers

Brigitte is a high school senior from New York City who is passionate about conversation work.  In 2015 & 2016 she interned with a University of Auckland project to survey the endangered Maui dolphin, the smallest and rarest dolphin in the world.
Joel Sartore

Joel Sartore

Featured Speaker & National Geographic Photographer

Joel Sartore

Joel is a wildlife photographer and Founder of National Geographic’s Photo Ark, a 25-year project to photograph every species in captivity.
Geoff Cowper

Geoff Cowper

Special Guest

Geoff Cowper

Geoff is one of Canada’s leading trial lawyers and a passionate philanthropist and conservationist. He is a Trustee of A Rocha International.

Thursday
May 25, 2017 // 6:00PM

Vancouver Convention Centre,
West Building, Level 3

Tickets Sold Out

We’re all out of tickets for the A Rocha Barn Raiser. But you can still catch a glimpse of the community, laughs and stories! Just follow #arochabarnraiser on Instagram or Twitter for live updates & on Facebook for the occasional update.