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.


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.

The schedule for the next few walks is:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Saturday, August 1 CANCELLED*

  • Saturday, September 5th TBD*

*due to COVID-19

Monthly Bird Walk


This year's Fungus Among Us will take place on October 16 & 17, 2020.


Thanks ​so much to all of the scientists, volunteers, students, teachers, and participants who made our 2019 event  an incredible success!

Click below to check out our past event photos and results...

Fungus Among Us


We are happy to announce that our 2020 BioBlitz will return this year, with a few small changes.

Scientists will be virtually joining Whistler classes and giving virtual talks to the community in June and then do their field work in July. 

Click below to find out more...



*NEW* BioBlitz Talks: Virtual Webinar

If you missed this year's BioBlitz Talks, you can watch a video recording from our live webinar with mycologist Bryce Kendrick and ecologist Jordan Rosenfeld on our website here.

*NEW* Seed Cone Scavenger Hunt

Get to know the different seed cones we have in the Whistler valley by going on this interactive Seed Cone Scavenger Hunt!

Whistler Bird list

Discover Whistler's 261 species! Compiled by Naturalist volunteers Karl Ricker, Heather Baines, Chris Dale and Marcia Danielson. Available at the Whistler Museum or Armchair Books.


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.

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Whistler Naturalists


Whistler Naturalists Society
PO Box 845
Whistler, BC  V0N 1B0


WhistlerNaturalists [at] gmail.com

© 2019 Whistler Naturalists