Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events & Presentations

Keep checking back for more upcoming MABRRI events!

MABR BioBlitz

Join in on the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region’s (MABR’s) annual BioBlitz! This event will span across three days from April 8th through 10th, 2022. The event is free and open to everyone at all ages and levels of knowledge.

We will be issuing a 1st place prize at the end of each of the three days for those who submit the highest number of observations. Observations must be logged under the iNaturalist project, 2022 MABR BioBlitz, to be eligible to win a prize.

The BioBlitz will take place within the boundaries of the MABR, which ranges from Nanoose Bay to Qualicum Bay. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the MABR has restructured this event to allow for social distancing and a broader view of the biodiversity in our region. Observations will be accepted from any location within the MABR’s boundaries from April 8th through 10th.

It is expected that participants will follow provincial regulations and maintain social distancing while taking part in this event.

MABR Youth Program

Have you heard about the MABR Youth Program? 

This program is designed to teach students the importance of environmental, social, cultural, and economic sustainability on a local scale.

Learn more about the MABR Youth Program.

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Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism

Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association also has an excellent events page and anything you find there is within the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region. View the calendar by week or by month and submit an event for free here as well!

Harbour Living Events

Harbour Living tells you about events across Vancouver Island. You can select a region and an interest area or search for events by date. You can also submit your event for free.

RDN Programs

The RDN offers recreation and culture programs throughout the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region. Check out their website for current opportunities.