VIU INVITES PUBLIC TO FAMILY DAY, ART SHOW AND MORE AT DEEP BAY MARINE FIELD STATIO

Activities for all ages continue through April during Brant Wildlife Festival

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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NANAIMO, BC: There’s still plenty to do for the whole family at Vancouver Island University’s Deep Bay Marine Field Station during the annual Brant Wildlife Festival.

A Family Day Open House will be held at the Field Station on Sunday, April 12, 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is free and there will be touch tanks, large public aquariums, face painting and other marine science educational activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Brant Wildlife Festival 2013 – Recap (long photoessay)

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This was the first year that Deep Bay Marine Field Station has participated in the Brant Wildlife Festival, so we weren’t sure what to expect. But, boy were we surprised!  Since March 16th we’ve had a lot going on: two Wildlife Boat Tours aboard the RV Chetlo, “Society of Crows” lecture by Dr. Robert Butler, “Sumptuous Seafood” Cooking Class with Chef Debbie Shore of the Vancouver Island Culinary Institute at VIU, a premier film presentation “Blue Notes” by award winning local underwater photographer, Peter Mieras, local artist displays and demonstrations sponsored by the Salish Sea Market in Bowser, all of which lead up to our Community Open House this past weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Community Open House – March 30th.

Qualicum Middle School

Families looking for something fun and educational over the Easter weekend may want to check out the Open House at the Deep Bay Marine Field Station in Bowser on Saturday, March 30. Read the rest of this entry »