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Upcoming Events

  • May 29, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Kelowna, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    Presented by Chloe Howarth, B.Sc., lab manager for WiRE Lab
  • Oct 29, 2022, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Kelowna, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    Please join us for any part of the afternoon between 12:30 and 2:30 to help reduce wildfire risk in our beautiful park. Together we can make a difference!
  • Oct 29, 2022, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Kelowna, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    Please join us for any part of the morning between 9:30 and 11:30 to help reduce wildfire risk in our beautiful park. Together we can make a difference!
  • Oct 01, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Woodhaven Nature Conservancy, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    Treat yourself to a one-hour gentle yoga class amongst the cedar trees (cost is $10.00). After yoga we will also be offering a free guided walk through Woodhaven with a Regional Parks interpreter, which will start shortly after 11:00 am.
  • Aug 15, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
    Kelowna, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    Facilitated by the Bat Education Ecological Protection Society! Bring the kids for a story walk through Woodhaven to read "Carla the Clumsy Bat" by Darlene Hartford. Make a bat craft, and listen for bats using special Echo Meters. This event is free thanks to funding from RDCO Parks!
  • Jul 27, 2022, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Woodhaven cabin, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    Learn about Western Screech Owls with MSc student Megan Buers
  • Jun 25, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Woodhaven Nature Conservancy , 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    Please join us for our ever popular Forest Yoga class with Laura Martini, followed by a poetry reading by our very own Nancy Holmes. Guests are invited to finish the event with a solo or group walk through the park.
  • Mar 29, 2022, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Zoom
    "FireSmart: What, Why & How”
  • Oct 31, 2021, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Kelowna, 4711 Raymer Rd, Kelowna, BC V1W 1J9, Canada
    Come down (in costume!) to the park between 2-4pm. Go for a self guided walk through the spooky forest and learn about bats along the way. Chat with a RDCO Parks interpreter about bats, and leave with a bat-themed goodie bag including info, craft, and of course a treat.
  • Jul 24, 2021, 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).
  • Jun 19, 2021, 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.
  • May 01, 2021, 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.
  • Apr 15, 2021, 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.
  • Mar 07, 2021, 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!
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Sept 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.
  • Sept 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!
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