Horticulture and Nature Tours

Immerse yourself in nature.

If you're interested in nature, Vancouver Island is rich in learning opportunities. Develop an appreciation for nature as you explore your surroundings with a horticulture course or nature tour.

Nature explorations on Vancouver Island

Immerse yourself in nature and enjoy a memorable learning experience as you explore Vancouver Island. Each year we offer tours to exciting destinations including Yellow Point Lodge, Middle Beach Lodge, and Wickaninnish Inn. You’ll enjoy the pleasures of nature alongside a team of naturalists, biologists, artists and historians.

Horticulture courses

Whether you already have a green thumb or are looking to develop one, you’ll find inspiration in our horticulture courses. These courses are designed to help you learn about horticultural science and how it's related to many horticultural practices in the garden, nursery and greenhouse

Innovative “Native Plant Forage Forest” harmonizes ecological restoration and permaculture

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From Neglected Boulevard to Native Plant Space

 "If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered species: the child in nature."  -Richard Louv, 2005. "Nature-deficit" is a growing problem among youth.

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Gina Anderson, Program Assistant
Tel 250-721-8458
Email artssci1@uvic.ca