Monday May 20, 2024 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tour Location: Osoyoos Meeting Place: Osoyoos Visitor Centre - 9912 BC-3, Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V2
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Tour 51 – Kilpoola Lake Connectivity IBA Tour

Tour Leaders:  Doreen Olson, Jay Kehne

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Description Of This Tour

The Important Bird Area (IBA) Program is designated by a specific set of scientific criteria and includes critical sites in over 100 countries. The Kilpoola area is identified as one of these globally sensitive areas. This site is adjacent to the Washington State border which makes it essential for the north and south movement of both plant and animal species. Join South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club member Doreen Olson along with Conservation Northwest’s Sagelands Program lead Jay Kehne to learn about this important connectivity corridor. See interesting lakes, an old growth forest, birds, plants, and exceptional views while enjoying a day in the South Okanagan wilderness.

Note: the road is unpaved and dusty.

Tour Leaders:  Doreen Olson, Jay Kehne

Please be prepared for all sorts of weather – hot, sunny, windy, cold and rain too! Dress in layers and bring all-weather clothing, sunscreen, a sun hat, sturdy hiking footwear, a snack and at least 1 litre of water for all tours and events. For longer walks and hikes you will need at least 2 litres of water, as well as snacks and a bagged lunch (if not provided). Cameras, binoculars and plant and bird field guides are optional but add to your enjoyment. Please note any additional items to bring if applicable for your tour.

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Tour Details

Difficulty Level: 2

Price: $30.00

+ Price Includes: N/A

 Max Group: 20

Additional Items To Bring

  • Bagged Lunch
  • Long Pants

Area

Location: Osoyoos

Meeting Place: Osoyoos Visitor Centre - 9912 BC-3, Osoyoos

Transportation: Carpool

Age Permitted

 12+