Welcome to the Whistler Naturalists Society, a non-profit organization whose mission is to increase local knowledge of and appreciation for the natural world in the Whistler area.
UPCOMING + PAST EVENTS
Fungus Among Us
This year our Fungus Among Us Mushroom Festival will take place October 15 & 16.
Due to restrictions, our schedule of events will be a little different and we are still working out the details for possibly hosting in-person walks.
In the meantime, click below to see our planned schedule of events so far...
This year's BioBlitz took place in two parts on June 7-11 & July 26-27 2021.
Thanks so much to all of the scientists, volunteers, students, teachers, and participants who made our 2021 event a success despite the circumstances!
Click below to check out our past event photos and results...
BioBlitz Talks with Rachel Holt and Bob Brett
As part of this year's BioBlitz, on Wednesday June 9th at 7 PM we brought Dr. Rachel Holt together with local biologist and forest ecologist Bob Brett to discuss the state of old growth forests and forestry in BC and Whistler. Watch a recording of the webinar here!
Whistler Bird list
Call for Volunteers
The Naturalists are a volunteer run organization so we always like to hear from those who are interested in helping out or have a project of their own they'd like our help with. More info here.
4,000 Species and Counting!
Lists of all of Whistlers species can be found on the Whistler Biodiversity Project website.