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Second Annual Big Day Bird Count

Dinner Bay Park Dinner Bay Rd, Mayne Island, British Columbia

International Migratory Bird Day 2022 will be celebrated in North America on Saturday, May 14, 2022 and it is designated as a day to reflect on the amazing travels of many bird species from wintering to breeding sites. It is also to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining significant Read more…

Share the Pie

Church House 360 Georgina Point Rd, Mayne Island, BC

Learn how you can help yourself, your family and your community through your financial and estate planning. Sara Neely and Natasha Benn from the Victoria Foundation will outline the several ways you can do this while together we share some delicious pie.

Annual Beach Cleanup 2022

Mayne Island

Looking for a way to meet great people, give back to the community, and contribute to the health of Mayne Island’s wonderful shorelines and beaches? Join the Mayne Island Recycling Society and the Conservancy for our annual Beach Cleanup, held this year on May 15th! This year, we're excited to Read more…

May Day 2022

Mayne Island Agricultural Hall 430 Fernhill Rd, Mayne Island, BC

Saturday May 21st 2022 After a two-year hiatus, The Conservancy’s Program Committee has embarked on planning for May Day 2022. For those of you who have move to Mayne in the last two or three years, this madcap Conservancy fundraising event takes place on the Saturday of the May long weekend—the Read more…

World Oceans Day – Marine Exploration

Piggott Bay Piggott Bay Rd, Mayne Island, BC

When's the last time you marveled at a sea cucumber? Heard about how sea stars digest their food outside of their bodies? Took time to see how many creatures can fit in one small tide pool? Join us June 5th to celebrate World Oceans Day and experience the wonderful diversity Read more…

Immersive Technology for Whale Conservation

Mayne Island Agricultural Hall 430 Fernhill Rd, Mayne Island, BC

Join tech entrepreneur Amy Zimmerman as she explores how immersive technology can help share the story of the beloved Southern Resident Orcas. Amy will be joined by Willi Jansen and Morgan Van Kirk from Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Learn how connecting people to the ocean through art, innovation and storytelling Read more…

Free

Ecology and Nature Connection: Wonders of the Rainforest

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

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

Starry Nights – Myths and Tales from Forgotten Times

Dinner Bay Park Dinner Bay Rd, Mayne Island, British Columbia

Join us at sunset at Dinner Bay Park on Sunday August 7th (8:30pm) for Starry Nights 2022. Tour the night sky while listening to myths and stories from ancient cultures about how the universe was formed. What do you need to bring? - A blanket and/or mat to lie on, Read more…

Plant Identification 101 Workshop

This in-person workshop will introduce you to the basics of plant identification on Mayne Island. You will learn how to identify the most common trees and shrubs, where they grow, how they fit within the local ecosystem, and discover some of their uses for us humans. Biologist Rob Underhill and Read more…

$10.00

Fall Native Plant Sale 2022

Mayne Island Agricultural Hall 430 Fernhill Rd, Mayne Island, BC

We're excited to announce we will be holding a Fall Native Plant Sale on Saturday October 1st from 10am until 1pm at the Farmers Market. We will bring a selection of native plants from our nursery for display and sale to the public. Members are invited to submit early-bird plant Read more…