Nelson NatureKids Club

Volunteer co-leaders: Jenni Stol

Upcoming Explorer Days

Stay tuned as our new leaders plan Explorer Days! 

Past Explorer Days

Sunday May 11
Camas Discovery Day!
Join the Kootenay Native Plant Society for Camas Discovery Day 

Saturday, March 1st
Chamber of Mines of Eastern B.C.
Udo Matern President of the Nelson Rock Club is going to do a presentation on Rockhounding (Amateur Geology). Udo began Rockhounding as a toddler, when his parents brought him along on rock & mineral field trips. His interest in mining history started by visiting many old mine sites to collect mineral specimens.

Please bring a rock sample you would like to have identified.
Saturday February 1st & 15th,
1 - 3 pm
Kokanee Creek Park
2-day Winter Ecology Interpretive Program  
Naturalist Educator Monica Nissen & West Kootenay Teachers Program (WKTEP-UBC) will beoffering a 2 day Winter Ecology Interpretive Program to NatureKids Members.

Wednesday, November 20 
5:30 PM
Taghum Hall
Starry Night with Wayne Holmes We will view the night skies with Wayne Holmes.

October 20th, 2013
10 AM 
Kokanee Creek Park
Mushroom Madness with Local funghi expert, Earl Hamilton!

Sunday September 29th 
1:30 - 3:30pm
Cottonwood Creek
Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup! and City of Nelson Garbage Truck Tour

With the beginning of the school year, it is once again the annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. We will be returning to the mouth of Cottonwood Creek to see what debris has accumulated since last Fall. Collect, count and categorize the debris. We will send our data to be included with all other cleanup efforts across Canada.