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Merritt Christmas Bird Count – December 2016

An eventful Christmas Bird Count this year! Despite the recent frigid weather we had a record number of participants (36 people) and tallied a record number of individual birds (7,026, which is almost double our average count). The number of … Continue reading

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Nicola Naturalist Society – Winter & Spring Events 2017

Evening meetings of the Nicola Naturalist Society are held at 7PM on the third Thursday of the month in the Lecture Theatre of NVIT (Nicola Valley Institute of Technology) on Belshaw Road, Merritt. Admission is free to members. We have … Continue reading

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Nicola Naturalist Society – Fall Events 2016

Evening meetings of the Nicola Naturalist Society are held at 7PM on the third Thursday of the month in the Lecture Theatre of NVIT (Nicola Valley Institute of Technology) on Belshaw Road, Merritt. Admission is free to members. We have … Continue reading

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Outing with Vermilion Forks Naturalists – 5 June 2016

On a beautiful warm spring day 16 members of the Nicola Naturalists joined with 12 members of the Vermilion Forks Naturalists (Princeton) for an excellent day of hiking and naturalizing on the Seven Half Diamond Ranch. This location is about … Continue reading

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Winter/Spring Programs – January to May 2016

Evening meetings of the Nicola Naturalist Society are held at 7PM on the third Thursday of the month in the Lecture Theatre of NVIT (Nicola Valley Institute of Technology) on Belshaw Road, Merritt. Admission is free to members. We have … Continue reading

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Merritt Christmas Bird Count – Sunday 20th December

The Nicola Naturalists organized the Merritt Christmas Bird Count on 20 December 2015. This count has been running since 1995. Here are some of the highlights of our count day. For a complete list of birds seen (and in previous … Continue reading

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Nicola Naturalist Society fall programs – 2015

Our evening programs are on the third Thursday of the month, at 7 PM in the lecture theatre at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), Belshaw Road, Merritt. Field outings are for members only (we can sign up visitors as … Continue reading

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Spring programs – April-June 2015

Our evening programs are on the third Thursday of the month, at 7 PM in the lecture theatre at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), Belshaw Road, Merritt. Scroll down to see what is coming up from April through June … Continue reading

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Winter evening programs – January-March 2015

Our evening programs are on the third Thursday of the month, at 7 PM in the lecture theatre at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), Belshaw Road, Merritt. Scroll down to see what is coming up from January through March … Continue reading

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Results – Merritt Christmas Bird Count, 14 December 2014

With generally calm weather, moderate temperatures and open water on Nicola Lake, conditions were favourable for a good count. A record number of participants (28) were in the seven field parties that covered the Merritt count circle. We also had … Continue reading

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