Summer 2017 Events Calendar

We are pleased to announce that the Summer 2017 Natural History Events Calendar is now available! This year’s topics include Hornby Island fossils, the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse (and what to expect on Hornby), a Helliwell Park Bird Walk, and Sea Otters!

The Exhibit’s Summer hours of operation begin Saturday, July 1st.

Our Thursday Expert Speakers Series is held in the Community School Library (entrance through the Natural History Exhibit door). Admission to each presentation is $5.00/adult; free for children 16 and under. Read the 2017 speaker biographies and summaries here.

The Nature Field Trips on Tuesdays are an excellent opportunity to discover shoreline and forest ecosystems as well as Hornby’s unique geology.  These field trips are great fun for the whole family and will enhance your visit to our beautiful island.  Pre-registration is essential as space is limited.  For inquiries or to register, please email hornby.naturalhistory@gmail.com, call 250-335-1021, or come to the Centre.  $10 per person; free for children 16 and under. Special guest Dr. John Cox, known for his fabulous geology walks on Hornby Island, will be joining returning Nature History Centre host, Kihan-Yoon Henderson, for the two “Hornby Rocks!” field trips.

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