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Speaker Series: “Exploring Pebbles, Rocks, and the Stories they Tell”

Thursday, July 19th with Eileen Van der Flier-Keller, geologist In this interactive presentation, Eileen will identify pebbles and rocks and explore the stories they tell. Dr. Eileen Van der Flier-Keller is a geologist and Teaching Professor in Earth Sciences at Simon Fraser…

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Summer 2017 Photos

View photos from our Summer 2017 nature walks and speaker series.

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Humpback Comeback! A talk with Jackie Hildering

On Friday October 7th, join us at the Community Hall for a talk on the Humpback Comeback! Jackie Hildering will provide an informative and entertaining discussion on Humpback Whales and the research of the Marine Education and Research Society. Please…

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Beach Cleanup Day

As part of their Earth Day activities, the Hornby Island School held a beach cleanup at Big Tribune Bay. Natural History Centre volunteers joined the group and helped lead learners in the cleanup. Sadly, there were many bags of garbage…

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Nature Walk – “Salish Seashore: Our Living Coast”

August 18th – “Salish Seashore: Our Living Coast” Discover the importance of the oceanic life that share our home. The Nature Field Trips on Tuesdays are great fun for the whole family and will enhance your visit to our beautiful island. …

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Nature Walk – “Salish Seashore: Our Living Coast”

July 28th – “Salish Seashore: Our Living Coast” Discover the importance of the oceanic life that share our home. The Nature Field Trips on Tuesdays are great fun for the whole family and will enhance your visit to our beautiful…

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Big Tribune Shoreline Cleanup

On June 17th, we held a shoreline cleanup at Big Tribune Bay Beach with the Hornby School.  Students, parents, school staff, and volunteers combed through the driftwood, seaweed, and bushes for debris. It was a cool lovely morning at the beach after a morning rain…

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