The Nature Exploration Club for Families....
NatureKids BC helps children get outdoors to explore, play, learn about and take action for nature. We are a province-wide network of volunteer-led nature clubs for children ages 5-12 and their families. Membership is only $25 per family per year-- join the club and come explore with us!
Winning Entries- Hug-A-Tree Contest
Congratulations to all those young nats who entered the YNC Hug-A-Tree Contest celebrating the United Nations International Year of Forests! We hope you enjoy your binoculars and put them to good use during this weekend's Great Backyard Bird Count!
Photography 9 & older - Catie (Kamloops YNC)
Photography 8 & under- Olivia (Kamloops YNC)
8 & under: Kai (Williams Lake)
BREATH OF THE EARTH
Trees give breath
to those who live
in mountains high
and valleys low.
To creatures wild and tame -
the secretive cougar,
the colourful beetle,
destructive human beings.
Our precious tapestries of life
are bound together by trees.
Trees keep us alive;
why extinguish them?
Written by Emmah (9 & older Category) after a walk to
visit the trees and pond of Jericho Beach, Vancouver
8 & under: Marin (Vancouver)
9 & older: Cole (Vancouver)
The YNC received so many fabulous entries we want to recognize some other special YNCers!