Author Archives: Alan Burger

Nicola Naturalist Society – Fall Events 2018

Evening meetings of the Nicola Naturalist Society are held at 7PM, usually on the third Thursday of the month, in the Lecture Theatre of NVIT (Nicola Valley Institute of Technology) on Belshaw Road, Merritt. Our evening meetings are free for … Continue reading

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Nicola Naturalists’ first club camp – July 2018

Our club held its first camp for members on 20-22 July 2018 at Frank Chisam’s campsite. Situated about half way between Merritt and Spences Bridge and right on the Nicola River with the Kettle Valley Railroad trail running right past … Continue reading

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Spring and Summer 2018 – photos from our outings

Here are some photos from our spring and summer field outings in 2018. Lundbom outing – Sunday June 3rd: Birds, Blooms & Butterflies Six keeners showed up for this outing. We drove to the end of Lundbom Common and walked … Continue reading

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Nicola Naturalist Society – spring & summer events 2018

Evening meetings of the Nicola Naturalist Society are held at 7PM, usually on the third Thursday of the month, in the Lecture Theatre of NVIT (Nicola Valley Institute of Technology) on Belshaw Road, Merritt. Our evening meetings are free for … Continue reading

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Merritt Christmas Bird Count – December 2017

Good weather, many participants, a good selection of birds and one very surprising species were the features of the 2017-18 Christmas Bird Count in Merritt, held on 16 December 2017. This was the 19th CBC in Merritt, starting in 1995. … Continue reading

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Nicola Naturalist Society – winter events 2017-2018

Evening meetings of the Nicola Naturalist Society are held at 7PM, usually on the third Thursday of the month, in the Lecture Theatre of NVIT (Nicola Valley Institute of Technology) on Belshaw Road, Merritt. Our evening meetings are free for … Continue reading

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Nicola Naturalist Society – Fall Events 2017

Evening meetings of the Nicola Naturalist Society are held at 7PM, usually on the third Thursday of the month, in the Lecture Theatre of NVIT (Nicola Valley Institute of Technology) on Belshaw Road, Merritt. Our evening meetings are free for … Continue reading

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Nicola Naturalist Society outing to Kane Valley – 17 June 2017

We had a good turnout of 10 members to our trip to Hill’s Homestead and other parts of Kane Valley near Merritt. Here are a few photos and notes from the outing. Scroll down to see photos and find the … Continue reading

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Nicola Naturalist Society – Summer Events 2017

Scroll down to see what is coming up from June through August 2017 For insurance reasons, our field outings are restricted to our members (visitors can join membership-for-a-day). To join the Nicola Naturalist Society click here: Membership Page Monthly Butterfly … Continue reading

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Nicola Naturalists Butterfly Outing – 3 June 2017

After two cancellations due to cold, wet weather and no butterflies we finally had a good day with warm weather, some sunshine and a good selection of butterflies (and other things of interest). The outing went to the Douglas Lake … Continue reading

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