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Spider Search and Discovery Walk

Henderson Community Park Mayne Island, Canada

*Please note. Proof of COVID vaccination will be required of everyone attending events who is over 12 years old. We're excited to welcome three spider experts from the Royal BC Museum on Sunday October 3rd. There will be two opportunities to learn from and engage with these scientists. First, a Read more…

Free – $10.00

Family Birding

Your child is walking through the forest, when suddenly a flurry of feathers catches their eye. What kind of bird do they see? Is it a year-round resident, or a migrating bird passing through? If your kids (and you!) are keen to learn more, our family friendly birding event is Read more…

Free

Neighbourly Birding

Are you intrigued by the various birds you've seen on your hikes and shoreline rambles here on Mayne? If so, please join our friendly neighbourhood bird enthusiasts to learn about the tools and techniques of basic birding. No experience is required, just a keen eye and interest in learning how Read more…

Free

Ecology and Nature Connection: Wonders of the Rainforest

Mayne Island Camping at Seal Beach 359 Maple Drive, Mayne Island, BC, Canada

Join ecologist and educator Dr. Lee Beavington for a walk in wonder. We will explore the living and breathing ecosystem of the temperate forest. What marvels exist in a leaf? How does the forest breathe? How is our collective well being—and survival—tied to the natural world? What might we offer Read more…

Free – $10.00

Mushrooms of Mayne Island: A Guided Walk with Kem Luther and Andy MacKinnon

We are delighted to welcome naturalists and writers Kem Luther and Andy MacKinnon to Mayne Island. Kem Luther Kem is the former dean of Sheridan College’s program in Communication, Culture and Information Technology at the University of Toronto and has been on the faculties of several Ontario universities. When he Read more…

Free – $10.00

Annual Christmas Bird Count

SḴŦAḴ/Mayne Island

The Annual Christmas Bird Count is a going concern on Mayne Island. Our community of Birders are a dedicated group who will go out to do their bit regardless of the elements. Michael Dunn is the lead organizer of the annual tradition and is happy to hear from interested newcomers. Read more…

Third Annual Big Day Bird Count

Organized by Michael Dunn, Executive Director, Mayne Conservancy International Migratory Bird Day 2023 will be celebrated in North America on Saturday, May 13. It is designated as a day to reflect on the amazing travels of many bird species from wintering to breeding sites and also to raise awareness of Read more…

Guided Bird Walk with Dan Guinan

Bennett Bay Mayne Island

Are you interested in learning which species of birds make their home on Mayne Island (or along the shore) in the winter months? Would you like to know where to look and how to identify them in their natural environment? How about counting them, are there tips and tricks for Read more…

Free

Christmas Bird Count – Neighbourhood Outing

SḴŦAḴ/Mayne Island

The Annual Christmas Bird Count is a going concern on Mayne Island. Our community of Birders are a dedicated group who will go out to do their bit regardless of the elements. Michael Dunn is the lead organizer of the annual tradition and is happy to hear from interested newcomers. Read more…