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Western Bluebirds

January 3, 2015 @ 12:00 am PST

After 20 years of being locally extinct, Western bluebirds are back on Vancouver Island! Come join Jemma Green from the Bring Back the Bluebird Project to learn about the extraordinary efforts to reintroduce this iconic songbird to our native habitats. Our day will include a scavenger hunt and a tour of bluebird habitat at Government House where we will see bluebird nest boxes.


January 3, 2015
12:00 am PST

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.