Saturday May 21, 2022 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tour Location: Oliver Meeting Place: Oliver Visitors Centre, Oliver, BC
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This tour is adopted by:  PERSONAL

Tour 21 – Okanagan River Restoration Initiative, Bring the Sockeye Back

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Description Of This Tour

Did You know that the Okanagan River is one of only two Sockeye Salmon Spawning grounds in the Columbia watershed? Enjoy Walking through the semi-natural section of the channeled river with Lee McFadyen as you discover why this 1-kilometer Okanagan River Restoration Project is so important to these salmon other fish and numerous non-fish species. The Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel has recently been listed as endangered. 

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: 1-2

Price: $25.00

+ Price Includes: N/A

 Max Group: 20

Additional Items To Bring

  • Binoculars (optional)


Location: Oliver

Meeting Place: Oliver Visitors Centre

Transportation: Carpool

Age Permitted