Nature Nanaimo: 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.
Click on the calendar below to see monthly meetings, outings, and other events scheduled throughout the year!
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- A review of the scientific method with an emphasis on the human element of problem solving and particular reference to the challenges of understanding complex natural systems like the Earth’s climate. The presentation emphasizes the central role of observation, …Read More »
- A Blog Post by Staffan Lindgren Click on Staffan’s blog post below to read about his recent visit to Harewood Plains and see his wonderful photographs of the flora which can be discovered at this hidden gem in Nanaimo, BC:Cinnabar …Read More »
- A Photo Blog by Lynda Stevens We’re thrilled that Lynda has shared this remarkable experience with us. Please enjoy her following contribution: This spring I was fortunate to be able to observe an Anna’s hummingbird nest and to watch the …Read More »
- Staffan Lindgren Purple Martins, Progne subis, are the largest swallows in North America. The Western Purple Martin subspecies, Progne subis arboricola, is distinct from its eastern cousin in several respects. It originally nested in available cavities made by Northern Flicker …Read More »