Description Of This Tour
Wildflower photographer and former biology teacher Harold Baumbrough along with local biologist Lisa Scott lead a hike into a grassland and dry coniferous forest that burned in 2018 as part of the Eneas Wildfire in Summerland. Learn about the role of fire and witness the incredible renewal and recovery of the plant community. Prepare to be captivated by breathtaking views of the valley as you look across the lake at Okanagan Mountain Park which burned in 2003. Watch for a variety of raptors, songbirds, woodpeckers and listen for meadowlarks as you learn about the importance of fire and the invasive plants that pose a threat to this beautiful landscape.