Upcoming Events

  • Bats of Woodhaven
    Bats of Woodhaven
    Woodhaven Nature Conservancy
    Jul. 24, 8:45 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    Woodhaven Nature Conservancy, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    Aside from the odd inky flurry at twilight, you may notice this particular neighbour. Join us for this interpretive event to learn about—and connect with—bats. We’ll talk about bat ecology, behaviour and cultural representations, and listen to echolocation calls (with a little help from technology).
  • Forest Yoga
    Forest Yoga
    Kelowna
    Jun. 19, 12:30 p.m.
    Kelowna, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    We are excited to announce that Forest Yoga is back! This year we are happy to be able to offer this event for FREE to members, thanks to a capacity building grant from RDCO. Following the yoga class there will again be a guided interpretive walk through the park with an RDCO Parks interpreter.
  • Open Window Sketch Club - Part II & III - April 11th and May 2nd
    Open Window Sketch Club - Part II & III - April 11th and May 2nd
    Open Window Art & Nature Sketches-April 11
    May 01, 5:53 a.m. – 6:08 a.m. PDT
    Open Window Art & Nature Sketches-April 11
    May 2nd will be the final spring zoom coffee meeting for the Open Window Art & Nature Sketch Club. This group was created for the Friends of Woodhaven Conservancy Society, as a welcome to spring. New and returning art group members, are welcome to attend.
  • Woodhaven Milkweed Project
    Contact nancyholmes.nh@gmail.com
    Apr. 15, 7:00 p.m.
    Contact nancyholmes.nh@gmail.com
    This spring, purchase a packet of seeds of “Showy Milkweed” (Asclepias speciosa) for $5. Milkweed is an easy-to-grow, deer-proof native plant in the Okanagan. It has a gorgeous flower and wonderful seed pods. A great good plant to support wasps, native bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies.
  • Okanagan Open Window Sketch Club!
    Okanagan Open Window Sketch Club!
    Zoom links will be sent Friday April 9th
    Mar. 07, 9:30 a.m.
    Zoom links will be sent Friday April 9th
    Introducing our art & nature club! This Okanagan Regional club is being planned for a first meeting in early spring (March 7th, 2021). Please make sure you are signed up as a 2021 Friends of Woodhaven member from the GET INVOLVED link, and also R.S.V.P. separately to this event link. Thanks!
  • Nature Without Barriers!
    Nature Without Barriers!
    Nature Without Barriers - With Ahlam Bavi
    Dec. 19, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Nature Without Barriers - With Ahlam Bavi
    Join UBC, the City of Kelowna and the Friends of Woodhaven on Zoom for a virtual neighbourhood event where you can learn how to use your smart phone to bring woodland creatures into Woodhaven Nature Conservancy, your backyard, or even your own living room! Check December News for more information.
  • Sketch Across Canada!
    Sketch Across Canada!
    Check our blog for more information
    Dec. 19, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Check our blog for more information
    Introducing our art and nature club, and getting started with free little Bateman Foundation pocket sketchbooks, December 19th. The full Art & Nature Club is being planned for a first meeting in early spring (March 7th, 2021)
  • RDCO Park Interpreter - Guided Walk
    Woodhaven Regional Park
    Sep. 26, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Woodhaven Regional Park, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    A guided walk will start right after Forest Yoga on September 26th! Email registration is now open, as announced with our fall newsletter. Spaces will be very limited so first priority will go to people combining this with the yoga class. However, please email if interested.
  • Forest Yoga & Interpretive Walk
    Woodhaven Regional Park
    Sep. 26, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Woodhaven Regional Park, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    Join us for our first physically distanced forest yoga class, followed with a guided walk in the beautiful conservancy! Email registration is now open for members, as announced with our fall newsletter. Numbers will be limited, so please sign up by email to hold your spot!
  • First Meeting of Friends of Woodhaven Nature Conservancy Society
    First Meeting of Friends of Woodhaven Nature Conservancy Society
    Barn Owl Brewing
    Feb. 12, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Barn Owl Brewing, 4629 Lakeshore Rd #102, Kelowna, BC V1W 1X3, Canada
    Join us for the inagural meeting of the Woodhaven Nature Conservancy Society at Barn Owl Brewing Co!