Burns Bog festival April 21

Pilgrimage to Delta's endangered ecosystem is just before Earth Day.

Burns Bog festival April 21

Residents can get a one-day head start on Earth Day with the annual pilgrimage to Burns Bog on April 21.

Participants in the multi-faith event will be able to hear from a number of speakers – including noted naturalist, author and Surrey Leader columnist Anne Murray – on endangered species and ecosystems, with an emphasis on threats to Burns Bog.

The event will also include musical performances by the Singers of the Sacred Web, Nick Epperson, Jane Slemon and Bob Ennenberg.

The festival begins at 1 p.m. followed by a welcoming ceremony at 2 p.m. The walk is slated to take place from 2:15-4 p.m.

Free parking is available at Planet Ice (10388 Nordel Ct.).

For more information, visit www.burnsbog.org