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Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives

Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives

This exhibition continues at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV).  MOV produced this exhibition in partnership with Nature Vancouver as part of our 100th anniversary year.  Special admission rates for seniors have just been advertised:  $5 admission for seniors (65+) on the first Tuesday of each month, plus these additional days in January:  January 15, 22 or 29.  A good time to visit, plus your entrance allows you to visit all the exhibitions now showing at MOV  https://museumofvancouver.ca/

Thank-you to All Those Who Offered Interpretation Events for Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives in 2018

Thank-you to All Those Who Offered Interpretation Events for Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives in 2018

Far before the actual June 28th opening of Wild Things, many volunteers were busy creating displays and brainstorming event topics to offer the public on select Saturdays.  Thanks to these individuals, visitors to the co-produced exhibition had the opportunity to speak, one on one, with experts on various nature subjects. Lynette Grants and Eva Nagy of Friends of Cypress Park Jude and Al Grass of Nature Vancouver Ron Long of Nature Vancouver Danielle Dagenais of South Coast Bat Conservation Society Lori…

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Centennial Celebration

Centennial Celebration

About 100 members attended a social gathering, on Oct 25, 2018, to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of Nature Vancouver. Long-time member of Nature Vancouver, Bill Merilees, gave a presentation tilted: “From the Legacy of John Davidson –  We’ve come a long way!”    Bill joined Nature Vancouver (Vancouver Natural History Society) in 1953 and shared his perspective of our Society over the past century. Bill reminisced about his association with many of the prominent members the Society during the last 65…

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The Rocks Beneath Your Feet

The Rocks Beneath Your Feet

On September 15, 2018, a Geology Exhibit was held at the Museum of Vancouver. This was part of many weekly events in the exhibition Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives, which is co-produced by Nature Vancouver and the Museum of Vancouver to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nature Vancouver. Geologist David Cook had set up a table where visitors had the opportunity to examine rock specimens, ask questions and learn about how and when the rocks and soils beneath our…

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Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives Opens to the Public June 28

Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives Opens to the Public June 28

Nature Vancouver’s co-production with the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) opens to the public on June 28, 2018. Wild Things is an invitation to reflect on the wonders of nature up close and rekindle our relationship with the natural world in and around the city. The exhibition, organized into two large galleries, proposes two different and interrelated ways of connecting with nature: the first gallery explores direct encounters with nature; the second, our desire to understand nature and engage with it….

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Wild Things – Opening Reception

Wild Things – Opening Reception

Photos by Joseph Lin Please click on an image below to enlarge it, place the cursor on the right side of the image and use the right arrow on the image or on your keypad to see rest of the images. To see a slideshow, please click on the link at the bottom of the gallery.

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