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Upcoming Nature Nanaimo event:

Family Picnic BBQ at WildWood!

When:   Sat, June 15, 11:30am – 4:00pm

Where:   Wildwood Ecoforest, 2929 Crane Rd, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1C8, Canada

Description:   WildWood Eco-Forest is a 77-acre, world-renowned demonstration sustainable forest on Quesnel Lake in Cedar; only 20 mins from downtown Nanaimo (end of Crane Road, off Yellowpoint Rd.). WildWood is teeming with birds, wildlife and native plants. There’s an orchard, a lake for swimming and kayaking, and cleared forest trails to explore. Date and Time: Saturday, June 15, 11:30 until 4:00’ish. Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Salmon – Salads, Savouries and Desserts Cost: $12 per person, children free Sign-up sheets to register at the Nature Nanaimo meeting on Thursday, April 18th Please come prepared to pay the modest charge (cash or cheque). You can also register on-line by e-transfer to with a security code of your choice (so it can be deposited directly into Nature Nanaimo’s bank account). Please label it “Family BBQ” Be prepared to bring your own utensils, plates, mugs, drinks and chairs, and a dish to share (your choice of salad, savoury dish or dessert). Cheryl Bancroft, a director of the Wildwood Eco-Forest, will be at our April 18th meeting to tell you more about Wildwood. For more information: