Description Of This Tour
Oliver Mountain, forming a scenic backdrop to the town of Oliver, is home to a variety of wildlife and acts a critical refuge for a host of species at risk. Retaining some of the largest tracts of the endangered Antelope Brush ecosystem left remaining in the Okanagan valley, the mountain is a biological gem. Join Keith Baric, Parks Planner on a tour of Oliver Mountain to explore its unique features and to hear about some of the present management issues and opportunities. Joining Keith is Dan Denesiuk, Ecosystems Biologist who has worked extensively on Oliver Mountain. This is a strenuous hike meant for physically fit people. Proper footwear (e.g. above the ankle hiking boots) is required.