Video Showing – The Grasslands of the South Okanagan – Similkameen: Local Voices for Conservation

Tour #35 – Video showing at the Meadowlark Festival

Come out to share your thoughts on conservation in the South Okanagan Similkameen!

We will be showing a short film where a handful of locals describe why they love the grasslands of the South Okanagan-Similkameen and explain why these rare ecosystems need to be conserved. Filmed during the 2013 Meadowlark Nature Festival by students from the Vancouver Film School. The presentation of this film is in partnership with Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – BC Chapter.

There will also  be a panel-led discussion on grasslands conservation by the following speakers:

Greg Byron – Great Horned Owl Eco-tours

Don Gayton – Award-winning author and ecologist

Doreen Olson – South Okanagan-Similkameen National Park Network

Alan Peatt – Senior Wildlife Biologist at Okanagan Nation Alliance

Date: Friday May 16th
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Place: Okanagan College Theatre

Hope to see you there!