We’re Hiring

We’re Hiring
Share your enjoyment and passion of feeding the birds. Help others to connect and enjoy that same enthusiasm as you do.
We are looking for sales associates who can help us help others “enjoy nature in your own backyard “.
- retail experience an asset but not necessary
- ability to lift 20 lb bags of seed for our customers
- positive, energetic, enthusiastic and willing to learn
- flexible schedule and able to work weekends
We provide training so you can provide informed advice about feeding the birds and our quality products.
Stop by and talk to us or drop off a resume.

Sunday, 17 February 2019

Nanaimo Bird Report February 17 2019

The Backyard Wildbird and Nature Store
Weekly Bird Report

Nanaimo Bird Report, February 17 2019
BIRD REPORT“EXPLORE NATURE”---GO BIRDING:
To report your sightings phone the Store at 250-390-3669 or e-mail us at thebackyard@shaw.ca. Please remember, when reporting a sighting to leave your name and phone number along with the date the species was seen and location of your sighting.
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Please Note
Please check this site (www.thebirdstore.blogspot.comearly Tuesday and Sunday mornings to see if the walks have been cancelled!
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Sunday Bird Walk, February 17 2019

There was no Sunday bird walk due to the long weekend.
Tuesday Bird Walk, February 12 2019
The Tuesday bird walk was cancelled due to weather conditions.
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The Tuesday Bird Walk on February 19, 2019 will be going to Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park in Parksville. Meet at the Parksville Community Park (near the Lions Club playground parking lot) in Parksville at 9:00 am, or at the main parking lot at Rathtrevor at about 9:10 am.

The Sunday Bird Walk on February 24, 2019 will be going to Buttertubs Marsh in Nanaimo. Meet at the Backyard Wildbird and Nature Store (6314 Metral Drive in Nanaimo) at 9:00am or at the parking lot at Buttertubs on the Bowen Road side about 9:15am.
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Nanaimo Business Awards
Our store has been nominated this year for three categories of the Nanaimo Business Awards for 2019 (Small Business, Retailer, and Inclusive Employer)! Voting is open from Feburary 15 - Feburary 28. Finalists will be celebrated and winners will be announced at the annual Nanaimo Business Awards gala event on April 11th, 2019 at the Port Theatre Nanaimo.
Thank you to everyone that nominated us for the Nanaimo Business Awards, as well as for those who vote for us in the 2019 competition. We have enjoyed being a locally-owned small business in Nanaimo for the last 23 years and can't wait to see what the furture brings.
Thank you from all of us at The Backyard Wildbird and Nature Store.
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Links to Upcoming Local Events

(Every Wednesday evening from ~7:00pm-8:00pm January to April)

Raises money for scholarships and bursaries for students enrolled at VIU

February 15 - 18 2019

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Please Note
Please check this site (www.thebirdstore.blogspot.comearly Tuesday and Sunday mornings to see if the walks have been cancelled!
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THE BACKYARD WILDBIRD & NATURE STORE
6314 Metral Drive
Nanaimo B.C.V9T-2L8
Phone: 250-390-3669
Fax: 250-390-1633
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