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

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

Jan 2023

Coastal water birds at White Rock Pier

31/Jan/2023 at 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Coastal water birds at White Rock Pier. Meet the leader Thomas Plath (778 928-9206; tomplath@telus.net) at the base of the White Rock Pier at 0830 AM. This is an excellent location to observe many...

Feb 2023

Birding in the U.K.

02/Feb/2023 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
A Nature Vancouver Zoom Presentation with John Gordon. Visit some of the UK's most prolific birding hotspots including the Brecon Beacons in Wales, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, the Somerset Levels and The Farne Islands...

Dipper Quest 2022/23

05/Feb/2023 at 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Dipper Quest 2022/23 Nature Vancouver's annual quest to find American Dippers was postponed from December and will take place on Sunday, February 5th, 2023. Larry Cowan led the quest from 2006 to 2019...

EcoWALK in Pacific Spirit Park

05/Feb/2023 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dead Trees and New Evergreen Leaves: Damaged Forests in Transition Guided walk in the area of Pacific Spirit Regional Park located between University and Chancellor Boulevards. We’ll look at the relatively recent origins...

Introduction to Dock Fouling- Exploring the Urban Intertidal with Luan Roberts

09/Feb/2023 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Did you know that you can observe many of the same organisms that you see scuba diving, but without getting your feet wet? There is a whole world to explore right at your...

Identifying Trees in Winter at Kitsilano Park and Kitsilano Beach Park

10/Feb/2023 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Identifying Trees in Winter at Kitsilano Park and Kitsilano Beach Park Nina Shoroplova (author of Legacy of Trees: Purposeful Wandering in Vancouver’s Stanley Park) and Caroline Penn will co-lead a walk, identifying the evergreen...

Birding for Beginners - Burnaby Lake Park

11/Feb/2023 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join Kelly Sekhon for an introductory birding walk in Burnaby Lake Park. No previous birding experience required. Experienced birders are welcome to join and share their expertise. Meet at 9am near the Nature...

Point Grey Hike (Difficulty rating C6)

11/Feb/2023 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This will be a beach hike around Point Grey from Spanish Banks to Wreck Beach (possibly further) and back. Depending on tides and beach and weather conditions, we may return via trails through...

🌿 Winter Gardening for the Birds, Bees & Butterflies - Selina Pope

16/Feb/2023 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
🌿 Winter Gardening for the Birds, Bees & Butterflies - Selina Pope While our gardens are not abundant with glorious blooms this time of year, I do find that the more I look,...
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