In Bloom Wildflower Festival

Saturday 28 April 2018 10:00am - 02:00pm

In Bloom Wildflower Festival

Join the Nature Conservancy of Canada for their annual celebration of spring at the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve

Saturday, April 28
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve
Duncan, BC
Admission by donation

A celebration of spring!

In Bloom Wildflower Festival (Photo by Tim Ennis/NCC)

In Bloom Wildflower Festival (Photo by Tim Ennis/NCC)

Calling nature lovers, native plant gardeners and curious ecologists of all ages!

Come and experience the Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve at the height of its beauty at this family-friendly nature festival.

This year's event features activities and discoveries for everyone:

  • Enjoy a nature walk through the preserve's wildflower meadows at the height of the spring bloom.
  • Witness the amazing restoration and research projects that have taken place on the preserve over the past 15 years.
  • Listen to traditional stories from a Cowichan Elder.
  • Discover the Bring Back the Bluebirds project, which is reintroducing western bluebirds to Vancouver Island.
  • Learn about the Elkington family, who settled this land in the 1800s and then cared for the Garry oak meadows for over 100 years. 


Cowichan Garry Oak Preserve [map]
1241 Maple Bay Road, Duncan 
(Park on Maple Bay Road and walk down to the end of Aitken Road.)

Location : 1241 Maple Bay Road, Duncan


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