As the hush of fresh snow falls over the Okanagan, it’s once again time for the Allan Brooks Nature Centre to close it’s doors for the season. We’ve had an amazing year, full of new opportunities and achievements and we deeply thank all of those who came out as guests, groups or volunteers. Look forward to […]
Vernon New Car Dealers Association presents a cheque to Allan Brooks Nature Centre in the amount of $6,000. Money raised during their annual charity golf tournament in September will go towards delivery of ABNC education programs using the Allan Brooks Nature Trailer.
The Nature Trailer starts with a bang! On October 6th, the traveling exhibit joined the ranks of the Vernon Army Cadets to teach about local plants: edible, medicinal and even deadly. Armed with their new knowledge, the cadets can now survive in the wild, at least, for a little while. This marks our very first […]
This Saturday, October 3rd, join us at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre as members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada guide us on a cosmic journey where Saturn is only the first stop! Watch as binary stars circle each other in an intricate dance of titans, or take in the splendour of a globular […]
Red leaves were reflected in the creeks this fall as the kokanee salmon returned to the places they were born. The Nature Trailer joined in the festivities at the Kelowna’s EECO Centre Spetember 20th as we welcomed back the weary travelers! Hundreds of people turned out to the event, many of which participated in our […]
An estimated 2700 people visited the brand new Nature Trailer over the five days of the Armstrong Interior Provincial Exhibition. Attendees explored the mobile exhibit, learning about grassland animals, water responsibility and local wildlife habitat conservation efforts through games and displays. Planet Bee joined us for part of the event to offer honey tastings and […]
Participants in the 23rd annual NCDAV Charity Fundraising Golf Tournament at Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club were all delighted Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015 with the balmy weather and great on course conditions. Allan Brooks Nature Centre was chosen this year as one of two charities to take home a share the proceeds. During the 23 year history of the […]
Some of you may have seen the Nature Trailer by now rolling through town, at the IPE or more recently this past Saturday during the ABNC Mega Fall Garage Sale event. If you haven`t yet, keep a eye out as the trailer will be on the road again soon to attend the Kokanee Salmon Festival […]