Thursday May 17, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tour Location: Vaseux Lake Meeting Place: Vaseux Lake Interpretative Kiosk Parking Lot, Hwy 97 (just south of Oliver Ranch Road)
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Tour 08 – Woodpeckers, Wildlife Trees and Indigenous Knowledge

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Description Of This Tour

Discover the beauty of Vaseux Lake and the surrounding area with bird conservationist and biologist Tanya Luszcz and forester Ellen Simmons. Search for Lewis’s Woodpeckers and enjoy a light hike in the area of the 2003 wildfire. Learn about some of the traditional ways that were practiced on the land by the Syilx (Okanagan people) and the importance of wildlife trees, woodpeckers and a variety of other species. This is a richly diverse environment home to White-throated Swifts, Canyon Wrens, California Bighorn Sheep and Western Yellow-bellied Racer.

What To Bring

Ticket Types

Adult Ticket, Child Ticket


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Tour Details

Difficulty Level: 2

Price: $30

+ Price Includes: N/A

 Max Group: 25

Additional Items To Bring

  • Good Walking Footwear
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Sun Hat/Protection
  • All-weather Clothing


Location: Vaseux Lake

Meeting Place: Vaseux Lake Interpretative Kiosk Parking Lot

Transportation: None

Age Permitted