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 2023 Meetings


Meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of the month at St. Edmunds Church Hall, 407 Wembley Road, Parksville.
The September, October, April, May and June meetings begin at 7pm(doors open at 6:30pm)
The November, January, February and March meetings begin at 3pm(doors open at 2:30pm)
There is no meeting in December, but we hold a potluck on Christmas Bird Count Sunday.
There are no meetings in July and August, but we enjoy at least one picnic at Rathtrevor Park.


We respectfully acknowledge that we are meeting within the unceded traditional territories  of the Snaw-naw-as people and the Qualicum First Nation, the traditional keepers of these lands.

Today, many First Nations and Métis peoples continue to live, work and play here as do we. We intend to nurture better understanding and pursue opportunities for collaboration with our First Nations neighbours.


     Arrowsmith Naturalists Members Meeting


                      Thursday, September 28, 2023

St. Edmunds Church Hall, 407 Wembley Road, Parksville
Doors open at 6:30pm; meeting at 7pm
–Carolyn Redl and Arrowsmith Naturalist member Nancy Randall.  Carolyn is the author of the beautiful book, Four Seasons by the Salish Sea:  Discovering the Natural Wonders of Coastal Living, Published by Heritage House.  Nancy contributed most of the photographs.




ANATS Elected Positions

ANATS Appointed Positions

Dates and times of future meetings:
Sept. 28  7pm
Oct.   26  7pm
Nov.  23  7pm
Jan.  25  3pm
Feb.  22  3pm
Mar. 28  3pm
Apr.  25  7pm
May   23 7pm
June  27 7pm
Christmas Bird Count Potluck
( hall and kitchen) Dec. 17 4-8pm

October 26 2023 at 7:00pm   

General Meeting of the Arrowsmith Naturalists

Thursday, 7pm, doors open at 6:30pm.

St. Edmunds Church Hall, 407 Wembley Rd., Parksville

Speaker will be Gary Hall, from SWELL wolf Educaton Centre in Nanaimo


“I can present on the vital ecological role the wolf provides in ecosystems. This would include topics such as keystone species, trophic cascades, wolves & trees, etc.
Another presentation I am just developing which would be completed by the Oct. date is the anatomical, morphology & behavioral difference between wolves & dogs.
Plus, I have many stories of the activities of the wolves.”



Arrowsmith Naturalists

Mailing Address

Box 1542 Parksville, B.C. V9P 2H4

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