Naturalists are those who speak for nature because nature cannot speak for itself

The Cowichan Valley Naturalists' Society (CVNS) provides free educational programs to the general public:

  • Coffee hour presentations at 9:30 am on the first Monday of the month, October to May
  • Evening presentations at 7:30 pm on the third Tuesday of the month, September to November and January to May
  • Guided introductory nature walks

Added benefits for members. 
  • membership in BC Nature: The Federation of British Columbia Naturalists and a subscription to BC Nature magazine,
  • subscriptions to our own newsletter, the Valley Naturalist and the CVNS  Naturenews email list,
  • participation on outings and hikes
  • participation in conservation activities,
  • The CVNS Winter Celebration in December and the club picnic in June,
  • a chance to belong to a knowledgeable, fun, and committed group.

For more information, email cvns at or phone Linda or John at (250) 746-6141.

Cowichan Valley Naturalists' Society
6 - 55 Station Street
Duncan, BC V9L 1M2

updated April 2016