2020 Festival

We are disappointed to announce that the 2020 Brant Wildlife Festival has been cancelled, due to the public health concerns of COVID-19.


Online presentation - Migration Ecology of Pacific Brant by Sean Boyd that is hosted by The Nature Trust of BC is a go. Click on the button below to register for this free webinar:

THANK YOU

We are disappointed to announce that the 2020 Brant Wildlife Festival has been cancelled, due to the public health concerns of COVID19.


We want to thank all the event organizers and volunteers, who worked incredibly hard to put on this festival. We also want to thank our sponsors, who kindly offered to support this year’s festival: The Beach Club Resort, City of Parksville. Mid Island Co-op and Town of Qualicum Beach.

We look forward to bringing you the 2021 Brant Wildlife Festival. See you next year!

Where It All Began

The origins of the Brant Wildlife Festival trace back to a little restaurant in Bayside Inn and to two local Oceanside residents, Neil Dawe and Bashir El-Khalafawi. Read the fascinating story . . .

FESTIVAL HISTORY

Nature & Spring

Spring at Sea

By Amie Arnet, Public Education Lead at Deep Bay Marine Field Station: When people think about spring, they often associate it with colourful flowers, baby animals and a time for[…]

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Brant in the Bay Opening Day

Spring and the Brant Wildlife Festival

By Rosemary Taylor, Arrowsmith Naturalists: Don’t miss out on the Brant Wildlife Festival – one of this area’s main attractions heralding the arrival of spring. So much to see and[…]

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BRANT in flight by Guy Monty

Community Agriculture and Nature

By Janet Thony, President, Coombs Farmers’ Institute: At first glance, it may appear that there are few opportunities that would inspire a conversation that could link the topics of agriculture[…]

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How you can help the festival