Victoria Natural
History Society
Sharing a love of nature since 1944

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The Victoria Natural History Society (VNHS) formed in 1944 and currently has about 750 members. We are a volunteer-run organization. Members have developed their interest in nature in a wide variety of ways—some are professional biologists, others are students, most are amateur or volunteer naturalists. VNHS provides an opportunity for those interested in the natural world to come together to share their ideas and experiences.
The Victoria Natural History Society offers many field trips and presentations each month for its members. Note that while evening presentations are open to the public, field trips are designed for members. Guests may join for up to three trips, after which they are expected to join the Society. If you like what you see, please support VNHS by becoming a member and/or making a donation.
The primary objectives of the Society are:
  • To stimulate active interest in natural history
  • To study and protect flora and fauna and their habitats
  • To work with other societies and like bodies having interests in common with this Society.

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Calendar

June 30, 2018
  • Saturday Birding - Out Gillespie Road Way

    June 30, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Helmcken Park & Ride

    We will go out towards Gillespie Rd and beyond on Sat Jun 29. It is interesting to check what birds are in the woods near the ocean. Meet at 7:00 a.m. at Helmcken Park& Ride to car-pool. You might wish to bring a lunch because we may find enough to interest us past noon. For more details, contact Agnes Lynn at thelynns at shaw.ca or 250-721-0634.

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