We are very disappointed to announce that due to the current COVID-19 pandemic the 2020 BC Nature AGM & Conference will not be held this year. BUT we are delighted to announce that the AGM & Conference will take place in Princeton next year in 2021;Thursday, May 27, 2021 thru Sunday, May 30, 2021.
As a registrant to this event you have 2 options: You can stay registered for 2021 or you can ask for a refund. Please indicate your intention by May 1, 2020, especially if you want a refund. For those requesting a refund, a small processing fee of $2.00 will be charge to offset our cost. If you have further questions don’t hesitate to contact me (Mary) at 250-295-7154 or email registration@vffn.ca
BC Nature will be providing further information in the weeks to come re: this situation. Also if you made motel reservations it will be best to cancel.
Your interest in our AGM & Conference is greatly appreciated, and we hope to see you next year.
Take care and stay healthy.


We meet in Princeton on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm Riverside Centre, 118 Old Hedley Rd. There is always a guest speaker on a topic regarding the natural world. Meetings and Presentations are open to the public.

Field Trips

We organize two field trips every month. Everyone is welcome. (Non-members too!)

Join Us

Family, individual, and student. VFFN membership includes affiliation with BC Nature, the provincial federation of naturalist clubs.

Yearly membership (Jan-Dec) for a family (Up to 2 adults at the same address, and can include children under 18 years) is $40, $30 for an individual, and $10 for a student. Membership benefits include affiliation with BC Nature, the BC Nature quarterly magazine and can participate in all BC Nature camps, meetings, and other events.

If you are interested in becoming a member, download the Membership Form and bring it to the next meeting or mail it to the address listed on the form.

Ongoing Projects

Cormack Marsh

Photo: Bench at Cormac Marsh
Photo by Cathy Lahaie

Hummingbird Banding

Photo: Male Rufus Hummingbird
Photo by Sue Elwell

Swan Lake Sanctuary

Photo: Swan Lake
Photo by M. Masiel
Photo: Townsend's Solitaire
Photo by Cathy Lahaie
Photo: Sandpiper's Nest
Photo by M. Masiel
Photo: KVR in February
Photo by Cathy Lahaie
Photo: Mountain Bluebird
Photo by Bill Murdock