Hornby Island Natural History Centre


Summer 2018 Events Calendar

We are pleased to announce that the Summer 2018 Natural History Events Calendar is now available! Join us in learning with experts passionate in the areas of marine biology, paleontology, geology, conservation, and ornithology. The Exhibit’s Summer hours of operation begin Tuesday, July…

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Request for Specimens

In order to develop our collection and educational displays, the Natural History Centre is asking locals for assistance in obtaining animals who have died of natural causes and are in good condition for taxidermy. How you can help If you…

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A curious black-tailed fawn

The island’s black-tailed fawns are taking their first steps. This fawn was grazing with her mother after an early-summer rainfall. Full of curiosity, she decided to approach the photographer, stopping just a few feet away. Photos by Sarat Colling Learn what to do…

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