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 […]
For those that usually join us at the centre to view Canada day fireworks, please know that fireworks are not going ahead this year. Therefore the centre will be closed that evening. Hope to see you all next year however!
Our 2015 Annual General Meeting is scheduled to take place Thursday, June 18, 2015 7pm to 9pm at Nature’s Fare Market 104-3400 30th Ave. Vernon. Please RSVP to [email protected] or 250.306.7945. Light fare food and refreshments as well as a 15% discount on dry goods grocery items will be provided.
Along with ushering in the summer months, June also welcomes some new artistic energy and activity to Vernon. The Caetani Cultural Centre & Allan Brooks Nature Centre are welcoming another artist into its Fresh! AiR Residency Program. Destanne Norris, a local resident artist, will be heading up to the Allan Brooks Nature Centre for June […]
The Caetani Cultural Centre and the Allan Brooks Nature Centre’s Fresh! AiR (Artist in Residence) Partnership Returns. The Caetani Cultural Centre and the Allan Brooks Nature Centre are proud to kick off this year’s Fresh! AiR (Artist in Residence) program with the arrival of artist Maria Whiteman. The collaborative program focuses on the intersection of […]
Saturday April 18th marks the official opening of the Allan Brooks Nature Centre for the 2015 Season! Our normal hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 9 am – 4 pm