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20th Anniversary Gala After Party

Mayne Island Community Centre 493 Felix Jack Road, Mayne Island, British Columbia, Canada

Can't make it to the Gala Dinner? Join us for the after party with music by The Vitruvian Duo and DJ Luucifer! Cash bar will be available with beer, wine and cider for sale. Tickets are $10.00 at the door.  

Fall Native Plant Sale

Mayne Island Conservancy Office 455 Dixon Rd, Mayne Island, BC, Canada

On Saturday October 14th from 10am until 1pm, we will hold a native plant sale at our new office, 455 Dixon Rd. We're excited to show off all the plants we've grown from locally collected seeds and cuttings in our small on-island nursery. The Plants Click here for a list Read more…

Maynely Mushrooms

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

Maynely Mushrooms is back for 2023! Join us on Sunday, November 5th for a variety of mushroom inspired activities! BEGINNING WITH A MUSHROOM WALK, from 11:00-12:30pm. Join local mushroomer Sierra Steele for a walk through the woods, exploring the wonderful world of mushrooms. Have fun identifying and observing mushrooms in Read more…

$10.00

Ethnobotany Garden Opening and Art Unveiling

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

Come join us for an event celebrating W̱SÁNEĆ ethnobotany and the unveiling of new public art on SḴŦAḴ/Mayne Island!  Meet at the ethnobotany garden at 2 pm for an Elder’s Ceremonial Planting immediately followed by the Unveiling of artist Sarah Jim’s SḴŦAḴ Triptych installations. Then join us at the Ag 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…

Native Plant Propagation Workshop

A hands-on workshop for anyone interested in learning how to grow native plants. Participants will get to start some native plants to take home and continue growing. During this workshop, we will discuss which propagation techniques work best for about 30 different native species. We’ll practice together starting hardwood cuttings, Read more…

$20.00

Winter Walk Day: Mosses and other Bryophytes

Mayne Island Agricultural Hall 430 Fernhill Rd, Mayne Island, BC, Canada +1 more

Upcoming events with Dr. Terry McIntosh Moss and Bryophytes presentation at the Ag Hall: by donation at the door, pre-registration not required Moss and Bryophytes guided walk at Mount Parke: $10.00/participant. Free for participants under 16 years old. Please purchase tickets below. BC is home to over 1000 species of Read more…

Free – $10.00

Build a Tree Swallow Nesting Box

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

Tree Swallows are apart of a group of birds called aerial insectivores, swooping and diving through the air in their hunt for prey. Across Canada, aerial insectivores have declined almost 60% since the 1970s! Nesting boxes can help increase the reproductive success of Tree Swallows, who usually nest in cavities Read more…

$20.00