Hornby Island Natural History Centre

Monthly Archives: July 2016


Nature Walk – “Hornby Rocks!”

Tuesday August 2nd, 11:00 am – “Hornby Rocks!” Exploring Hornby’s Unique Geology This walk will be led by Kihan Yoon-Henderson, summer host/coordinator at the Hornby Island Natural History Centre. Pre-registration is essential as space is limited to 12 participants for each walk.  For…

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Speaker Series – “A Natural History of Killer Whales in BC”

August 4th: “A Natural History of Killer Whales in BC” In this presentation, Eva Stredulinsky will illuminate the natural history of killer whales in BC: from their past exploitation, to fascinating studies that have shed a light on their social, mating and foraging…

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Nature Art Tent Schedule

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Nature Walk – “A Tidal Investigation”

Tuesday July 26th, 4:00 pm  – “A Tidal Investigation” Exploring Hornby’s rich shoreline ecosystem. This walk will be led by Kihan Yoon-Henderson, summer host/coordinator at the Hornby Island Natural History Centre. Pre-registration is essential as space is limited to 12 participants for each…

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“Art, Naturally” – Summer Art Program Begins!

We are excited to introduce Art, Naturally, a new summer-long collaborative program for children between the Hornby Island Arts Council and the Hornby Island Natural History Centre. The program takes place on Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:00 – 3:00pm (see…

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Western Tanager Sighting

Thanks to Mary Savoie for this photo of a male Western Tanager among the blackberry bushes on Hornby Island. The beautiful flame-like Western Tanagers like to make their home among evergreens, often staying out of sight. They are often described as…

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Nature Walk – “Walking with Trees”

Tuesday July 19th, 10:30am  – “Walking with Trees” Exploring the forests of Hornby This walk will be led by Kihan Yoon-Henderson, summer host/coordinator at the Hornby Island Natural History Centre. Pre-registration is essential as space is limited to 12 participants for each walk….

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Speaker Series – “Gone Batty – Living with Bats”

July 28th: “Gone Batty – Living with Bats – Working Together for Bat Conservation on the Northern Gulf Islands” Jenny Balke, Denman Island biologist and conservationist, admits to being batty because bats need our help. Back by popular demand, Jenny will…

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Nature Walk – “Hornby Rocks!”

Tuesday July 12, 4:00pm – “Hornby Rocks!” Exploring Hornby’s Unique Geology This walk will be led by Kihan Yoon-Henderson, summer host/coordinator at the Hornby Island Natural History Centre. Pre-registration is essential as space is limited to 12 participants for each walk.  For inquiries…

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