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GREAT BLUE HERON
NATURE RESERVE
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The Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve Society manages the 325 acre wetlands located on the un-dyked floodplain of the Vedder River. The reserve is know for the large breeding colony of the PACIFIC GREAT BLUE HERON nesting from March to July. Come visit the Reserve and experience the FIVE SCENIC TRAILS, including boardwalks, benches, lookout tower, scenic footbridge and viewing blinds and lookout points.
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Help support the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve Society We have a wonderful selection of books, puzzles, clothing, souvenirs, mugs, water bottles and local art and jewelry. They also make perfect gifts and you know you are helping the Nature Reserve Society continue the great work they do.
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To educate and inspire people of all ages to understand, protect and preserve the wetland environment and its wildlife through fun, engaging and interactive environmental awareness programs. We offer school programs, preschool programs, home school programs and group programs and activities. Each program lasts 1 hour and Environmental Programs are delivered by our knowledgeable Environmental Educators and our Wildlife Art Classes are delivered by an engaging local artist
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Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve Christmas Open House
It may feel early, but who doesn't want to get a jump on Christmas shopping?! Join us for our Christmas Open House on November 12th, 13th, and 14th. Lots of fun for the family, including our new outdoor forest animal light display, a free children's craft, and a free daily gift basket draw. Find unique gifts for everyone on your gift giving list in our wonderful gift shop and feel good knowing that 100% of the proceeds from your purchases go directly toward supporting education and conservation projects at the heron reserve.
Join Us! On Our Next Event
Dec
19
*FREE* Community Winter Solstice Walk: "How do plants survive when the sun barely shines?"
Explore nature's amazing strategies with retired Forester, Debora Soutar. Rain or snow or shine. 2 pm at the Rotary Interpretive Centre.
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