2017 Brant Wildlife Festival

Forest Bathing Tours
April 22, 9 am to 11 am
Join knowledgeable and experienced eco-tour guides for the ultimate forest bathing experience to embrace the healing properties of trees, forest plants, ferns, mosses and lichens. “Forest Bathing” also known as Forest Therapy is a growing trend that is about immersing oneself in the healing properties of trees and plants. Tours depart from Parksville Community Centre. Maximum 12 people. Pre-registration is advised. Please call 250-248-3667 or email $30 per person. Proceeds to The Nature Trust of BC.

April 22, Milner Gardens & Woodland
Join expert scientists to help identify and count plants and birds on this special property, hosted by the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute. The data we gather will contribute to a growing understanding of the biodiversity of our region. No experience necessary! Email to sign up. View poster.

Hamilton Marsh Tour
April 23, 10 am to 3 pm at Hamilton Marsh
Bring your friends and family to explore this amazing marsh outside Qualicum Beach and learn about the interesting plants and wildlife with the Friends of French Creek and Arrowsmith Naturalists. By donation. View poster.

Click here for the 2017 Brant Wildlife Festival poster.

If you would like more information, want to volunteer or run an event, or have any questions, please call Robin Rivers at 1-866-288-7878 (604-924-9771 in Vancouver) or email