August Wildlife Photography

Sunday, August 18 9.00am - 1.00pm

Join award winning photographer Liron Gertsman for an in-depth wildlife photography workshop, going over tips, tricks and techniques for wildlife photography that can be applied regardless of your camera of choice, (smartphones included!).

This class will include a photo walk through VanDusen and an overview of post-processing techniques to help make your photos shine.



Guided Tour Through the Garden

Friday, August 23 3:30 - 4:30

Deepen your knowledge of VanDusen Botanical Garden!

Meet VanDusen’s Superintendent and expert gardener Andrew Fleming for an hour-long Garden exploration, during which Andrew will showcase some of the Garden’s plants with distinctive qualities, with an emphasis on herbaceous perennials. Discover stunning species such as Nerine bowdenii, Actaea racemosa and Baptisia australis.

August Multisensory Nature Immersion

Saturday, August 24 10:00am - 12:30pm

Escape the stress of modern life and immerse yourself in the Garden’s tranquility. This guided immersion isn’t just a walk in the park—it’s a slow, gentle experience that engages all your senses, fostering deep connections with nature.