Birds on a Wire

Our Outdoor Classroom  

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Blackberry Patch 







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Children's Garden 

Perennials are king in the Children's Garden.  Why?  Because they are best suited to our climate and soils. 



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Workshops, birthday parties, gatherings and celebrations.  Fancy a pizza party at the Scarecrow Cafe, our pop-up cafe, and a game of D & D?




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Field Trips

 Bring your classroom or youth group for experiential learning




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A huge thank you to Rick Snowdon for our two greenhouses!

Permaculture Orchard 

There's a lot to learn and observe about this orchard planted with hazelnuts, currants, alder, and apples.




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Another huge thank you to Rick, John and Ken's sister for building our cedar schoolhouse/office/rain shelter.  

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Shiitake Mushroom Yards 

A healthy crop well suited to Northern Vancouver Island.  

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Superfood Orchard 

Two of the healthiest plants on the planet, and they're native as well: salal and huckleberry.  

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What's better than a quiet walk in the woods?  In Japan it's called "forest bathing" or Shinrin-yoku.




Tsulquate Creek 

The creek borders much of the forest and is home to the Hydrosphere Study Site. 







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Wildlife Pond 

Hard working 6th graders from Eagle View Elementary School dug and planted this feature.


Traditional Kwakiutl Territory
Turtle Island
P: 250-902-8022
For information about any of our programs, please email, text, call or drop by our site. Email is preferred as we go through a transition!