Hornby Island Natural History Centre

Monthly Archives: June 2016


Ethnobotanical Garden in Bloom

Our Ethnobotanical Native Plant Demonstration Garden is in bloom! The garden is located just outside our entrance at the Community School. Photos by Barb Biagi.

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Natural History Fundraiser with Bob McDonald

On Saturday June 4th, Hornby residents and visitors packed the Community Hall for a colourful talk on space with science speaker extraordinaire Bob McDonald of CBC’s Quirks and Quarks. In this fundraising event for the Natural History Centre, Bob presented on Canadian Spacewalkers, the…

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Local Wildlife Cards for Purchase

We now have beautiful wildlife cards by local photographer Barb Biagi available for sale at the Natural History Centre. The cards of Hornby Island wildlife feature hummingbirds (including the image above), a young barred owl, and a young eagle.  We will also have…

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Upcoming Events

Natural History’s Summer 2016 Events Calendar is now available!  Join us for nature walks that explore Hornby’s diverse ecology ~ and illuminating talks on bats, whales, raptors, and native plants that inhabit our island and region! Our Thursday Expert Speakers Series is held in the Community School…

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