Welcome

Welcome

Founded in 1918, as Vancouver Natural History Society, Nature Vancouver offers a variety of activities with a focus on nature education, and enjoyment and conservation of natural environment. We organize  EVENING PROGRAMS (from September to April), FIELD TRIPS (throughout the year),  an annual SUMMER CAMP and occasional  workshops, and more.

The  BIRDINGBOTANY, GEOLOGY, MARINE BIOLOGYand PHOTOGRAPHY Sections provide a greater focus in specific areas of nature.

Nature Vancouver is also actively involved in CONSERVATION projects. Currently the projects include FALSE CREEK OYSTER SURVEYS and NEW BRIGHTON PARK RESTORATION.

Members of Nature Vancouver contribute to CITIZEN SCIENCE through e-Bird and iNaturalist

Nature Vancouver has been a strong supporter of Young Naturalists’ Club of BC now known as NatureKIDS BC

Whether you are just discovering the natural beauty of Vancouver and BC or are an experienced naturalist, we know you will enjoy the atmosphere and camaraderie of Nature Vancouver.

Calendar of Events

Feb 2024

Oh Starry Night - How to Observe the Night Sky

22/Feb/2024 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
This presentation by Robert Conrad and Andrew Krysa, will focus on the basics of observational astronomy with an emphasis on resources available to further your experience. Topics will include: How to learn to…

Bird Walk in Vanier Park - Kitsilano

25/Feb/2024 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Leona Axbey and Maureen Collier will co-lead a walk in this area that will include the pond area, the seawall, and the forested area by the skateboard park, where the bald eagles have…

Is conservation working? Insights from a Social-Ecological History of British Columbia

29/Feb/2024 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Forests and society are changing, but by how much? How well is forest management keeping pace? And what does this tell us about the overall sustainability of forest landscapes in BC? This talk…

Mar 2024

Birding for Beginners - Musqueam Park

16/Mar/2024 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join this small group for a fun relaxed morning of birding in the Musqueam Park area of Southlands. This trip will be oriented to people who have little or no birding experience and would…

Welcome Bird Walk for Beginners at Queen Elizabeth Park

23/Mar/2024 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Welcome Bird Walk for Beginner’s at Queen Elizabeth Park, March 23 Jan Lowcock and Neill Vanhinsberg will co-lead a walk that will include a circuit around the park checking duck ponds, wooded areas…

🌿Native Orchids of Vancouver Island - Sasha Kubicek

28/Mar/2024 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Native Orchids of Vancouver Island Through the Seasons. Sasha Kubicek- orchid enthusiast, photographer, wilderness explorer As an avid orchid grower of over 30 years, Sasha Kubicek has been exploring the wilds of Vancouver…

Apr 2024

Birding for Beginners - Musqueam Park

13/Apr/2024 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join this small group for a fun relaxed morning of birding in the Musqueam Park area of Southlands. This trip will be oriented to people who have little or no birding experience and would…

2024 Annual Photo Show

25/Apr/2024 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Nature Vancouver Photography Section is inviting members of Nature Vancouver to submit their nature photographs for our Annual Photo ‘Show. Members can submit a total of five photos in seven categories with…

May 2024

Birding for Beginners - Musqueam Park

11/May/2024 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join this small group for a fun relaxed morning of birding in the Musqueam Park area of Southlands. This trip will be oriented to people who have little or no birding experience and would…
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