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

Nov 2022

Hike along Capilano-Pacific Trail

27/Nov/2022 at 8:45 am - 12:30 pm
Hike along Capilano-Pacific Trail Join Naomi Ross for a late fall exploration of the Capilano-Pacific Trail  This is a beautiful collection of trails with at least 3 viewpoints of the dramatic Capilano River canyon. The...

Interpretive EcoWalk Through an Urban Forest 

27/Nov/2022 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Interpretive EcoWalk Through an Urban Forest  This EcoWalk is offered jointly by Pacific Spirit Park Society (PSPS) and Nature Vancouver. Free with donations to PSPS greatly appreciated. Pacific Spirit Park is one of the largest...

Dec 2022

Unique and fascinating American Dipper

01/Dec/2022 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UNIQUE AND FASCINATING AMERICAN DIPPER The American Dipper is the only North American songbird which dives underwater for its food and it uses its wings as flippers. It is usually found in fast-flowing...

Burnaby Lake Meander - DIfficulty Rating B6

03/Dec/2022 at 9:00 am
This is an easy walk on good trails with minimal elevation change, but a total of 10-12 km return and wet conditions (and possible snow) are expected. The focus will be on birding...

2022 Vancouver Christmas Bird Count

17/Dec/2022 at 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Take part in the world’s longest running Citizen Science Project! Volunteers are needed to take part in the Vancouver Christmas Bird Count.  This year, the count runs from dawn to dusk on SATURDAY,...
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