Category Archives: News

Raptors in the Grasslands

ABNC to host three Raptor Weeks in 2016 Starting June 13, 2016 Allan Brooks Nature Centre will be host to two handlers and 4 or 5 birds from the The Pacific Northwest Raptors in Duncan for the week. Raptor ‘Free-Flight’ Demonstrations and Raptor Hands-on Encounter Courses will be also be available for public to experience twice […]

Okanagan Raptor Festival 2017

With the goal to create a unique, engaging, and place-based event to celebrate Canada’s 150th, ABNC is forming a Festival Steering Committee this month to begin the planning process for a September 2017 Festival. The Steering Committee’s mandate is to plan, coordinate and identify tasks and to work with sub-committees and other volunteers to implement and deliver the […]

Season’s End 2015

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 […]

The Allan Brooks Nature Trailer visits the IPE!

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 […]

Citizen Science Programming, Spring 2015

Starting Spring 2015 ABNC will be hosting Citizen Science workshops for interested public. If you would like to know more about the well-being of local frogs, plants, bats and birds, and to collaborate with ABNC to monitor the distribution and abundance of focal wildlife groups then you may be interested to attend one or more […]

Nature Centre Renewal 2015 Continues

The Nature Centre Renewal Campaign   Renovations inside the nature centre are now underway with the creation of new exhibit space and guest services amenities, including a more functional kitchen space for enhanced concession sales. We still hoping to have sufficient funds in place to complete the roadway upgrade in March. Thank you to all of you who […]

Stewards of the Future Program

Allan Brooks Nature Centre is proud to be a Partner Organization in the Stewards of the Future Program. This is an exciting province-wide new high-school and youth initiative, introduced by the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, The Stewards of the Future program supports young British Columbians in exploring their own communities, discovering and documenting […]