Earth Week Festival in Cumberland

Celebrate Earth Week with the Cumberland Forest and our friends from across the Valley, April 19-25th. Join us for online and real world events all focused on deepening our connection with the natural world and inspiring its protection AND restoration. The global theme for Earth Day 2021 is "Restore the Earth". What does that mean […]

Pollinators Scavenger Hunt!

Cumberland Forest Cumberland BC, BC

It's time for yet another SCAVENGER HUNT brought to you by both DV8 Education and the Cumberland Community Forest Society. This one is centered on pollination and takes place in the No.1 Historic Japanese Town Site. It consists of interesting pollination information, activities, and a matching challenge. This is free and great for the whole […]

Perseverance Corridor Walk w/ Meaghan Cursons

Cumberland Forest Cumberland BC, BC

Join CCFS Executive Director Meaghan Cursons for a guided walk and talk through the Lower Perseverance Corridor. Meet at Japanese #1 Townsite parking lot at 2 pm and walk through the lower reaches of the recent purchase and we'll head over to the (soon to the protected) Lower Perseverance corridor/Coal Beach trail to learn more about […]


Biodiversity on Bronco’s w/ Kent Brothers

Cumberland Chinatown Pavillion Coal Creek Historic Park, Cumberland, BC

Explore the biodiversity of Lower Bronco's Perseverance with Ecologist Kent Brothers. Dr. Kent Brothers is an amateur mycologist who has had a keen interest in biodiversity in general and macrofungi in particular. Through guided walks in forests he enjoys sharing knowledge of the extensive diversity of ecosystems and the valuable roles that fungi play in the […]


2nd Annual Cumberland Fungus Fest

Cumberland BC Box 1239, Cumberland BC, BC

Join us for the 2nd Annual Cumberland Fungus Fest - a truly interdisciplinary celebration of all things 'shrooms (with special guests slime molds). Join us for 2 full days and nights (October 1/2) of workshops, walks, talks, fungus bioblitz, forest ecology, fungus art, 'shroomy special events, webinars, projections and more. For 2021 all events will […]

Lower Perseverance Corridor Walk

Japanese # 1 Townsite

Join CCFS Executive Director and special guests for a walk & talk along the Lower Perseverance Corridor. Meet at Japanese #1 Townsite and explore the recent purchase area along Perseverance Creek and the Lower Perseverance Corridor, the area we are raising funds to purchase in early 2022. Explore the cool history and beautiful ecology of […]


Source Encounters Watershed Tour

Cumberland Lake Park

Join the Connected by Water Team of Tina Willard-Stepan and Meaghan Cursons for a voyager canoe tour of the history and ecology of the Comox Lake Watershed and learn how we’re all “Connected by Water”. Source Encounters explores the deep sea volcanic origins of Vancouver Island, prehistoric shallow salty oceans, indigenous and settler presence on […]

Magical Mushrooms, Elves, Pixies and More… with Andy MacKinnon

Cumberland Museum

Magical Mushrooms, Elves, Pixies and More... a special event w/Andy MacKinnon as a kick off to the Cumberland Forest's 3rd Annual Cumberland Fungus Fest!   Join forest ecologist, author, mycologist and story weaver Andy MacKinnon for this special event “Magical Mushrooms – Elves, Pixies and More …” at the Cumberland Museum. This event is a […]


Villagers Sacred Solstice

#6 Mine Park

Join us for this open and participatory community event to welcome back the light into the darkest of days and connect with others in this special time which celebrated across both spiritual and secular traditions. We come together with the intention of sharing healing, love, and peace, recognizing our place on indigenous land. This year’s […]

January Bird Walk with Jason Straka

Coal Creek Historic Park (lower parking lot)

Winter is a wonderful time to learn about the birds of Cumberland. On January 8th we'll celebrate the new year with a guided walk through the wetlands and forests at the edge of the Village and get to know the birds who make Cumberland their winter home. Your guide is CCFS Director Jason Straka.   […]