Reporting Out Session on Mazzaella japonica Seaweed Research


We are inviting interested community members to attend a public reporting out session regarding recent science investigations by ourselves and others on the invasive seaweed Mazzaella japonica (MJ)

370 Crome Pt, Rd., Deep Bay (Bowser BC)

AUGUST 5TH.  7 – 9pm

(free admission to the Station!)

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Thank You Eric Harper!

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Thank You to the talented Eric Harper for kicking off the Summer Music By the Bay Concert Series! We enjoyed good company, excellent food and a soul-moving concert.

Thank you from all of us at Deep Bay!

VIU News Release – Grey Whale Exhibit Leaves a Legacy for Future Generations

Whale exhibit unveiled

Donors attend standing-room only unveiling ceremony

BOWSER, BC: The unveiling of a 10-metre long grey whale skeleton at Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Deep Bay Marine Field Station was an emotional moment for Sharon Cooper of Sc’ianew First Nation. Read the rest of this entry »

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra -August 22nd

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The Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra will finish off our music series, performing a delightful mix of music while guests enjoy breathtaking views of Baynes Sound and feast on a sumptuous appetizer buffet, prepared by resident Red Seal chef Lila Ruzicka. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Read the rest of this entry »

Final Report: Monitoring of Drift Seaweed and Harvest in Central Strait of Georgia 2014/15

We have released our final report on studying the drift seaweed and its harvest south of Deep Bay last winter!  You can download the final report prepared for the BC Ministry of Agriculture at this link:VIUCSR Beach Wrack Monitoring 2014-15 Final Report150522bk. If you are interested in this issue we urge you to please download the full report.  The Executive Summary from the report follows below the jump.  We anticipate that we will hold a community reporting session at the Field Station this summer to present the research of ourselves and others. Read the rest of this entry »

Saturday Lunch at the Station

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Bring your family out for lunch at the station! Picnic lunch will include a choice of; Quality Hot Dogs, House Made Burgers, BBQ Chicken or Salmon, a Variety of Salads, and Desserts.

Dates: July 4th, July 18th, August 1st, August 15th, August 29th

Adults $20

Kids $10

Ages 6 and under eat Free!

Includes Admission to the Station 

Reservations Recommended – 250.740.6611

Drop-In Tour & Lunch Every Thursday at the Station June 18 – August 27

Qualicum Middle School

Looking for something fun to do this summer? We have Drop-In Tours every Thursday from 11am – 12pm during the summer. Come learn about the research we are doing here, experience the touch tanks, and learn about our LEED Platinum Certified building.

$10 per person. No Reservation Required

Lunch will be available following the tour for $15. Menu, Chef’s Choice (TBD)

Tours and Lunch will run beginning on June 18th


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