Nature Trust purchases lands for protection near Keremeos provincial park, including iconic geological columns – Penticton News

Photo: Nature Trust The Nature Trust of British Columbia has secured some historical landmarks throughout the Similkameen Valley for conservation thanks to the help of many donors. Over 194 hectares of historically and ecologically important land, including the Keremeos Columns formation which is adjacent to the 20-hectare Keremeos Columns Provincial Park, has increased the size … Read more

fisheries biologist – Penticton Western News

What offers “delicious opportunities” for land development will only prove to be significant headaches for Okanagan community planners trying to mitigate against extreme weather events, says a fisheries biologist with the Okanagan Nation Alliance. Kari Alex says following the pathway of recent decades to remove existing natural vegetation from floodplains and develop next to rivers … Read more