Hornby Island Natural History Centre

Monthly Archives: August 2016


Summer Farmers Market 2016

This summer we had a weekly table at the local farmers market with several natural history members representing throughout July and August. They enjoyed connecting with everyone who stopped by to say hello, and to see which bird had joined…

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Nature Journals ~ Children’s Art Tent Activity

On Friday August 26th, drop in for the Natural History Centre’s final art session of the season at our Nature Art Tent. We will be creating beautiful nature journals and exploring different nature journal activities. These drop in sessions for children are held from…

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Nature Walk – A Tidal Investigation

Tuesday August 16th, 10:30 am  – “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 walk….

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Speaker Series – “Raptor Awareness”

August 18th: “Raptor Awareness” Join the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society (MARS) accompanied by an educational ambassador raptor in this presentation for all ages about raptor awareness in the Comox Valley. Some birds who have been rescued cannot be safely returned back to the wild…

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Speaker Series – “Indigenous Food Systems”

August 11th: “Indigenous Food Systems” Sharon Niscak will share traditional ecological wisdom with a focus on the traditional plants and foods that are part of our regional environment. Indigenous food systems provided a variety by understanding the seasonal cycles and by utilizing…

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Nature Walk – “Walking with Trees”

Tuesday August 9th, 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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