Whistler Naturalists

Welcome to the Whistler Naturalists Society, whose focus is to increase local knowledge of and appreciation for the natural world in the Whistler area.

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Monthly bird walks - Held the first Saturday of the month. We meet at the foot of Lorimer Rd. by the river & RR crossing to walk to Rainbow park & back. Starting May 2014, start time will be 7 am.  The schedule for the next few walks are:

May 3rd, 7 am

May 31st, 7 am *UPDATED – to avoid event at Rainbow Park

July 5th, 7 am

August 2nd, 7 am

For more information contact Heather Baines: birdbaines@gmail.com more...


8th Annual Whistler BioBlitz – August 23-24, 2014:  BC’s longest-running BioBlitz! We have a lot of new events planned for this year including a Sunday trip to Pemberton. Updates will be posted here in the coming weeks.


Fungus Among Us Mushroom Festival 2013 - Thanks to everyone who joined us for talks by gurus, walks with gurus, tastes and a mushroom display. Join us again this year for our festival on on October 17 & 18, 2014.  2013 Details…








2014 bird list cover 


Hot off the press – 2014 Bird list with 261 species! 

Compiled by Naturalist volunteers Karl Ricker, Heather Baines, Chris Dale and Marcia Danielson.

Available at the Whistler Museum or Armchair Books.




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Call for volunteers - The Naturalists are looking for volunteers to help organize upcoming events and write NatureSpeak articles.  For more information please contact Kristina (email or 935-7665).

The Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council (SSISC) is dedicated to reducing the threat of invasive species in the Sea to Sky Corridor.  For more information go to SSISC website.

Almost 3,000 Species and Counting! Lists of all of Whistler’s species can be found on the Whistler Biodiversity Project website. more…