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.


Monthly Bird Walk

*Temporarily closed to the public due to covid restrictions.* 

Normally, the bird walk is 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.

Results posted on eBird.


Fungus Among Us

Last year's Fungus Among Us Mushroom Festival took place on October 16 & 17.

Thanks so much to everyone who made our 2020 modified event a success!

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



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

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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