Description Of This Tour
This tour provides an introduction to nature for children ages 6-13. The Vaseux Lake Wildlife Centre contains picnic benches, pit toilets, information kiosks, a mowed footpath, and a sturdy boardwalk leading to a viewing tower at the edge of Vaseux Lake, which itself is a designated Migratory Bird Sanctuary. Birds often seen here include bald eagles, yellow-breasted chats, northern orioles, marsh wrens, and trumpeter swans. Other wildlife include moose and beaver.
Tour Leaders: Allan Garland
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.