News Release July 24, 2023 OKANAGAN AND SIMILKAMEEN REGION, BC – Are you noticing more bats around your house or property? You are not alone! Mid-summer is the time when […]
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Program calls for bat roost reports and volunteers Written By: Paula Rodriguez de la Vega, Okanagan Region Coordinator, BC Community Bat Program, May 23, 2023 Okanagan – Similkameen regions, BC […]
Check out Roseanne Van Ee’s recent nature column in the Vernon MorningStar! Learn about different uses of some of our local plants and how to make an Saskatoon Pie!
Alexis Olynyk outlines programs and purpose of Allan Brooks Nature Centre in Vernon BC
BC Community Bat Program’s Okanagan Coordinator asking for help with bats. With bats waking from hibernation and many returning to the area from long migrations, Paula Rodriguez de la Vega […]
OKANAGAN AREA, BC – B.C.’s bats, including the well-known Little Brown Bat, are threatened by a fungal disease headed towards the province from Alberta and Washington State. The Okanagan Community Bat […]
Why BatWeek? “Bats in BC help control agricultural and forest pests, as well as mosquitoes in our yards – but now bats need our help” says Mandy Kellner, Coordinator for the BC Community Bat Program.
If you missed my last article on how remarkable insects are, you’ll find it on my June 14 Facebook post. I also described the vast impoverishment of the entire insect […]
Insects are by far the most populous wildlife species on Earth, and their numbers have been drastically declining in the past few years. Eminent biologist and author E. O. Wilson […]
We’re so lucky to have many wonderful, scenic nature trails in and around Vernon. The Grey Canal trails surrounding Vernon and Coldstream, the BX Creek trail links, trails in Kalamalka […]
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Allan Brooks Nature Centre respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on the unceded and ancestral territory of the Syilx/Okanagan Peoples. I am grateful to work and play on the lands of both the Syilx and Secwepemc Nations.