Sunday May 19, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tour Location: Penticton Meeting Place: Marina Way Park, Penticton, BC
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Tour 44 – Penticton Cottonwood Ecosystems

Tour Leader: Kasey Moran and Zoe Eyjolfsen

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Adult $25.00 / ticket
 

Description Of This Tour

Join riparian ecologist Kasey Moran and Okanagan Nation Alliance geomorphologist Zoe Eyjolfsen in exploring the controversial topic of urban cottonwood ecology, including impacts of flood protection (dams, dikes, channelization, sediment catchment basins), and relationships to beavers and other wildlife species. We will explore local conservation and restoration efforts, including planting and process-based methods, with examples along Penticton Creek and the Okanagan River. If you are interested in learning about the relationships between river dynamics and cottonwood forests, you can also register for the morning tour (Cottonwoods Part 1), which will take place in the Similkameen Valley.

Tour Leader: Kasey Moran and Zoe Eyjolfsen

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

Price: $25.00

+ Price Includes: N/A

 Max Group: 20

Additional Items To Bring

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Area

Location: Penticton

Meeting Place: Marina Way Park

Transportation: None

Age Permitted

 8+