The Backyard's Bird Walks are starting up soon.

Our bird walks will resume on Sunday, Feb. 5th and Tuesday, Feb. 7th. February 5th we are going to Buttertubs Marsh and we meet at the end of Buttertubs Drive.
February 7th is at the Englishman River Estuary, Shelly Road side and we meet at Shelly Road.
All our bird walks are weather permitting. Updates and cancellations will be posted to the blog by 8am the day of.

Tuesday, 27 March 2007

Sign Up For Brant Festival Events!!

Coming this weekend are many Brant Festival Events!
Group rates and multi-tour packages at great rates!

Saturday-March 31

  • Seeking a Balance II tour with Guy Monty and Tim Clermont. Tour from 8:30am to 1:30pm Beginning at Pacific Shores Resort

  • Banding Birds Around the World with Rich Mooney. Presentation from 2-4pm at Beach Acres Resort

Sunday- April 1

  • THE BIG DAY BIRDING CHALLENGE Bird til you drop then head to the Beach Acres Resort for a wind up compelte with a fiddle band and great food! Come to the wind up even if you weren't out briding!

Call the store or visit the Brant Festival website for more information!

Wednesday, 7 March 2007

Garden Show -12th Annual Spring Festival

The Backyard Wildbird & Nature Store
Will be at the 12th Annual Spring Festival.
Get ready for spring! Join us at Beban Park and see all the latest Gardening gear!

12th Annual Spring Festival

A Celebration of Island Gardening
March 9-10-11, 2007
Beban Park Recreation Centre
2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo

Friday--1 to 6 pm, wine tasting from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday--9:30 am to 5 pm
Admission: $5/day
$12/3-day pass
Under 12 year old FREE if accompanied by an adult
Tickets available at the door.

The event is put on by The Central Vancouver Island Botanical Society!

Friday, 2 March 2007

Mason Bee Workshop

MARCH 24, 2007

WITH EXPERT - Dr. Margriet Dogterom, Ph.D


BBQ and Refreshments
Come Join the Fun for FREE at

The Backyard Wildbird &
Nature Store

Door Prize Raffle