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Guided Birdwalks
Every Wednesday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m.
Bring your binoculars and walking shoes and meet in the parking lot for this informal and informative walk around the lake area. Binoculars are available for loan at the Nature House office on Wednesdays.  Donations are appreciated. Download a copy of the sanctuary bird checklist here.

Sustainable Foraging

Mondays - April 13th, 20th, 27th, May 4th, 11th and 25th

6pm to 8pm


Katherine Harding of the Wildfoods Experience is a wild crafting and plant indentification instructor who has taught corses at a variety of organizations around Vancouver Island. This 6 evening course will explore Victoria-area native and invasive species with a special focus on foraging and ethnobotany. There will be a strong emphasis on sustainable harvesting techniques and techniques for harvesting invasive species that limit disturbances to surrounding ecosystems.


$108 Members; $120 Non-Members


Call 250.479.0211 to register.



Native Plant Gardening Workshops: Feb-May 2015

A joint presentation by the Nature Sanctuary and CRD Parks and Environmental Services.

In these 3 hour workshops, Pat Johnston teaches how to incorporate native plants into your garden, which plants suit which environments and the many values of using native plants in your yard.


Choose from one of the following dates:

February 15 Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
February 24 Tuesday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
March 14 Saturday9:30 am - 12:30 pm
March 22Sunday 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
April 15Wednesday9:30 am - 12:30 pm
May 3 Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

All workshops are free, but you must pre-register. Please call (250) 479-0211


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