Publications


Comox Valley Nature Viewing Guide

This printed brochure highlights 17 of the top nature viewing sites in our area. For more details about these sites and many others, see our online Nature Viewing Guide.

Free publication available from these sources:

  • CVN general meetings and other events
  • Vancouver Island Visitor Centre (adjacent to Comox Valley Parkway near Hwy. 19)
  • Courtenay & District Museum
  • Strathcona Wilderness Institute centre at Mount Washington
  • Kingfisher Inn

Checklist of Comox Valley Birds

2021 Edition.

Price: $2.00 at CVN events; otherwise as set by retail outlets.

Available for purchase at these locations:

  • CVN general meetings and other events
  • Laughing Oyster Book Shop in Courtenay
  • Blue Heron Books in Comox
  • Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society (MARS)

Comox Valley Herbaceous Plants, Shrubs and Trees

2nd edition (2020). Now includes grasses, sedges, and rushes.

This checklist is arranged alphabetically by the scientific name of the plant family.

Available for purchase at CVN general meetings and other events. Price: $5.00.

You can also see Terry Thormin’s photographs of the plants of B.C. here.


The Pioneer Birdmen of Comox

2017 edition.

An account of the groundbreaking naturalists Allan Brooks, Ronald Stewart, Hamilton Mack Laing, and Theed Pearse.

Available for purchase at CVN general meetings and other events. Price: $5.00.


Reports and Newsletters

These other CVN publications are available on this website:

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