Welcome

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 in the Nanaimo area.

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

Recent Posts

  • “Birds of Vancouver Island” with Mike Yip

    September 19 @ 7 PM – Beban Social Centre, Room 2: Birds of Vancouver Island Our first meeting of the fall season will feature “Birds of Vancouver Island” – a photographic presentation by Mike Yip. Mike will share his passion …Read More »
  • Asian giant hornets in Nanaimo

    Staffan Lindgren Three specimens of the Asian Giant Hornet, Vespa mandarinia, have been found in Nanaimo this year. The first two specimens were found by a bee keeper, whereas the third was reported to Nature Nanaimo. I collected the specimen and pinned …Read More »
  • An impromptu Nature Nanaimo outing to Paradise Meadows

    Staffan Lindgren On Friday August 30, 6 of us went to Paradise Meadows at Mount Washington. The weather was great for hiking, but low clouds obscured the views of the mountain peaks. We saw many interesting things, although it was …Read More »
  • President’s Perch: Looking ahead to another successful year.

    The summer is drawing to a close, although you would be hard pressed to realize that given the near record temperatures the last few days. We have had another mild summer, but thankfully have been spared from smoke this year. …Read More »