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Nature Walk: “Walking with Trees”

Exploring the Forests of Hornby with Kihan Yoon-Henderson, Natural History Centre Coordinator. Friday, August 3rd, 10:30 am – 11:30 am, Helliwell Park. We will meet at the head of the trail at 10:25 am, right next to the parking lot. This…

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Welcome Back Summer Coordinator and Host – Kihan Yoon Henderson!

We are delighted to welcome Kihan Yoon-Henderson back to the Natural History Centre for her third year as the Summer Coordinator! Kihan has strong environmental, cultural, and social awareness combined with a powerful ability to communicate and inspire people. Kihan…

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Summer 2017 Photos

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

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Nature Walk – “A Tidal Investigation”

Tuesday, August 15th – “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. For inquiries…

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Bird Walk – Hearing, seeing and enjoying our local birds

Thursday, August 10th with Art Martell Meet at Helliwell Provincial Park at 9:00 am.  The walk will be about 3 km. and take about 2 hours.  Bring binoculars if you have them. No dogs please. Art Martell is retired in the Comox…

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Nature Walk – “Walking with Trees”

Tuesday, August 8th, 10:30 am  – “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. For…

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Nature Walk – “Hornby Rocks!”

Tuesday, July 18th, 10:30 am  – “Hornby Rocks!” Exploring Hornby’s unique geology This walk will be led by Dr. John Cox, geologist, and Kihan Yoon-Henderson, returning summer host/coordinator at the Hornby Island Natural History Centre. $10 per person. Free for ages…

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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!…

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Summer 2016 Photos

View photos from our Summer 2016 programming including nature walks, speaker series, and nature art tent activities.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 – “Cedar: Tree of Life”

August 11th – “Cedar: Tree of Life” Explore the many ways First Peoples use cedar: baskets, clothing, and art. 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 – “Plants as Food and Medicine”

August 4th – “Mother Earth’s Gifts: Plants as Food and Medicine” Walk through the forest and learn more about the plants used by First Peoples. The Nature Field Trips on Tuesdays are great fun for the whole family and will enhance…

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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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Nature Walk – “Cedar: Tree of Life”

July 21st – “Cedar: Tree of Life” Explore the many ways First Peoples use cedar: baskets, clothing, and art. 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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