This summer a boy named Zempei who is very knowledgeable about raptors and wished to spot a barred owl while on Hornby Island visited the Centre with his family. One of the Natural History stewards suggested that, when the family go…
The Natural History Centre offers events, programs, and a natural history collection to encourage a bond between people and nature. Our programs provide community members and visitors opportunities for cultivating deeper relationships with the natural world. We are located at the Hornby Island Community School.
Come and explore the Natural History Centre! We are located at the Hornby Community School and home to a wide-ranging display focusing on the animals and geology of Hornby Island. Whether you are a child or an adult, you will find wild information and fun hands-on activities. We are always updating and adding to the Centre.
Our summer programs include the speaker series, in which experts come to speak on topics of local interest, and nature walks, which are a great opportunity to discover shoreline and forest ecosystems, as well as Hornby’s unique geology. We also participate in community school programming year round.