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June 2019

Oceans Day 2019: Creatures of Kadonaga Bay

June 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kadonaga Bay, St. John Point, Kadonaga Bay at St. John Point
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J2 Canada
Free

On Saturday afternoon we’ll be exploring the seashore at Kadonaga Bay to discover the diverse creatures that live there. We’ll be joined by a panel of experts including Kelly Nordin, Dave Hutchinson, and Michael Dunn that will help identify the creatures we find. A favourite pastime of Kelly Nordin &…

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July 2019

Plants for Pollinators

July 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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Free

Join guest expert Lori Weidenhammer, author of Victory Gardens for Bees, to learn how to transform your gardens into habitat for wild pollinators. You’ll come away with insight into the factors limiting the availability of food for pollinators and what you can do to help. To support you in the creation…

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August 2019

Starry Nights

August 17, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dinner Bay Park, Dinner Bay Rd
Mayne Island, British Columbia V0N 2J2 Canada
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Bring a blanket and/or tarp to lie on, something warm to wrap yourselves in, and a mug for a warm beverage, and join us for one of the highlights of the summer on Mayne Island! Goodies and warm beverages by donation. We will be joined again by Scott Mair, former…

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October 2019

Naturalist of the Middle Way: Enlightenment, Enlichenment, & Enlivenment

October 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Church House, 360 Georgina Point Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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Join renowned Naturalist Trevor Goward for a 60-minute presentation offering up three propositions: 1) naturalists have an important role to play in this period of rapid and disturbing change; 2) it's about time we hade ourselves ready; and 3) lichens can help. Q&A to follow Admission by Donation – coffee,…

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Annual Fall Native Plant Sale

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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Native plants are all around us. They provide us with a stunning visual display that changes through the seasons, all while providing food and habitat for native animals, insects, and fungi. Plants are the essential building blocks of our local ecology, and we're fortunate to live in a place with…

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Wild Whales—Be Whale Wise

October 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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See a whale, dolphin, porpoise or sea turtle? Learn about the importance of reporting your sighting to the B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network. Jessica Scott Coordinator, B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network Since 2017, Jessica has been the coordinator of the BC Cetacean Sightings Network at the Marine Mammal Research Program. After graduating…

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November 2019

Maynely Mushroom Extravaganza

November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 am - November 16, 2019 @ 11:59 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada

Location: Mayne Island Agricultural Hall & Mount Parke An annual event celebrating Mayne Island mycology.  If you want to learn more about mushrooms on Mayne Island, make sure to mark November 15th and 16th on your calendars. We’re hosting a series of great events that weekend to help you experience and learn…

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Birding in the Wild I

November 30, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Punch’s Alley, Simpson Rd at Gallagher Bay Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J2 Canada
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Male Anna's Hummingbird

This is part one of a two-part series—join us for one or both walks. Join Michael Dunn and other experienced birders for an exploration of Mayne Island’s terrestrial, shoreline, and marine winter bird habitats. Punch's Alley Meet at the corner of Simpson and Gallagher Bay Roads at 9:30am for a…

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December 2019

Birding in the Wild II

December 7, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgina Point Lighthouse, End of Georgina Pt Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J1 Canada
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This is part two of a two-part event. Join us for one or both walks. Join Michael Dunn and other experienced birders for an exploration of Mayne Island’s terrestrial, shoreline, and marine winter bird habitats. Georgina Point Saturday, December 7th, 2:00-4:00pm Meet at Georgina Point Lighthouse Park at 1:30pm for…

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January 2020

Hidden Life of Local Waters

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mayne Island Agricultural Hall, 430 Fernhill Rd
Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J0 Canada
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Meet Larry Taylor, a diver who participated in last May’s BioBlitz. While diving off our shores Larry used his camera to record his findings and he is delighted to share them with us! In May of 2019 the Mayne Island Conservancy along with our counterparts on Galiano Island held a…

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