Nature Nanaimo

is your local nature club in Nanaimo, BC.

Our mission is to promote the enjoyment of local nature, foster public interest and understanding of local nature, and assist and support in the conservation of healthy, natural ecosystems in the Nanaimo area.

 Click on the calendar below for monthly meetings, outings, and other events scheduled throughout the year.

Recent Posts

  • Buttertubs Marsh Conservation Area Plan

    By Michael Stebbings Planning for the Buttertubs Marsh Conservation Area began in earnest in 2004 with the development of a Management Plan for the East Marsh. With the acquisition of the West Marsh in 2012 by Ducks Unlimited and the …Read More »
  • Sharks of British Columbia

    November 14th @ 7 PM – Beban Social Centre, Room 2: Sharks of British Columbia Sharks! The very word conjures up images of dangerous, large, ferocious creatures with voracious appetites. For the vast majority of sharks this image couldn’t be …Read More »
  • President’s Report 2018-2019

    Another year has gone by, and again Nature Nanaimo members can look back on a very successful year of activities and meetings. Meetings have featured talks on topics ranging from astronomy, fungi and eel grass to tailed frogs, marmots and climate change. …Read More »
  • An Introduction to Spiders

    by Lynda Stevens Many of you know me as an avid birder and bird photographer.  This summer the birding became very quiet in mid-July and I knew that to satisfy my passion for photography I would need to find some other …Read More »