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March 11, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm PDT

When: Sunday March 11 at 1:30pm
What:  Learning about rabbits and what makes a species non-native, with a visit to the Natural History Museum with VIU professor Liz Gillis (also a NatureKids parent!)
Where: Vancouver Island University campus, exact  meeting location to be determined.
Learn about the non-native rabbits that have made Vancouver Island University campus home. We will be putting on our scientist hats and carrying out an observation exercise to learn more about rabbit behaviours. Then we will (possibly) be visiting the VIU natural history museum.


March 11, 2018
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
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Explorer Day Etiquette:

  • Be prepared to HAVE FUN!
  • Pre-registration with your Club Leader is required for most Explorer Days (Friends are welcome if space permits).
  • Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the scheduled start time to ensure enough time for passport stamping and organization. Starting times are firm, and Leaders cannot wait for late-comers!
  • Please stay with the Leader and let them know if you are leaving early.
  • Children must always be accompanied by an adult guardian, who is responsible for their behaviour. Children consistently disrupting the experience of others may be asked to leave.
  • Bring appropriate weather gear, sunscreen, snacks, water, and other useful tools like binoculars, sketch books, cameras, and magnifying glasses.