Events at the Park

April 15, 2017

Annual Volunteer Day

    Saturday, April 22, 2017

10:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for our annual Volunteer Day! This event is open to anyone thinking about, interested in, or already volunteering at the Wildlife Park and Wetland Interpretive Centre! Come join us for an introduction on how the park works, learn about our different programs and how you can get involved. This will include a walking tour of the facilities, so dress appropriately for the weather! Admission is free for registered participants, please register by emailing or phone 902-758-4541


All About Coyotes in Nova Scotia

Free Presentation

  Saturday, April 22, 2017

  1:00 PM -2:30 PM

 Find out how the coyote made its way into Nova Scotia and the latest research findings from wildlife biologist Jason Power. He will explain how the eastern coyote originated from coyotes in the west, which expanded their range east and hybridized with the eastern wolf.For more information email or phone 902-758-5316.


Wildlife Gardening

May 20 & 21, 2017

  12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wildlife Gardening is keeping wildlife and their needs in mind when you plan, create or maintain your garden. Add a source of water to your yard and you will be amazed at the wildlife you attract. We will be weeding our garden, offering starter kits for worm composting and sharing our milkweed seeds for you to plant to encourage the endangered Monarch Butterfly’s food source. Regular park admission applies.  For more information email or phone 902-758-5316.

June 3, 2017

Learn to Fish -L2F


8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Learn the safe and proper way to fish in Nova Scotia. We recommend this event for ages 8 to 100. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Fishing gear will be supplied if needed. Be prepared for a 1.5 hour classroom session, then take to the pond and try your hand at catching some delicious fish. You decide whether to catch and release, or take the fish home for dinner. Bring outdoor clothes, rubber boots, hat, insect repellent and sunblock. Regular park admission applies. You must pre-register and receive a confirmation to participate in this event by phoning 902-758-5316 or emailing


 Wild about Butterflies

July 1, 2017 Canada Day

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate Canada Day with us at the beautiful Shubenacadie Wildlife Park and learn about our incredible pollinators. Watch our butterflies be released at 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Imagine how it would feel to go from a caterpillar, to a sleeping in a cocoon, to a flying creature!  Regular park admission applies.  For more information email or phone 902-758-5316.


 Moonlight Night Tour

July 8, 2017

9:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Join us in an easy, nighttime guided walk of the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.  Get a nocturnal view of the park and its inhabitants.  The fee is $6 per person. Cash only.  This event is recommended for ages 12 and up.  Please bring flashlights, insect repellant, dress for the weather, wear good walking/hiking shoes and bring water. Pre- registering required. You must receive a confirmation to be eligible for this event. For more information or to pre-register email or phone 902-758-5316.