Go on a free local nature walk

The Central Okanagan Naturalists' Club has organized a dozen local explorations of natural areas this year, with the last two coming up.

By Judie Steeves

staff reporter

The last two free monthly Discover Nature walks and hikes organized by Brenda Thomson of the Central Okanagan Naturalists’ Club in the past 12 months  are coming up, with the next one this Saturday.

Wear green and join hike leader Bitten Tisdale at 10 a.m. Mar. 17 at the foot of Knox Mountain Park by the tennis courts at the north end of Ellis Street.

She will guide you in an exploration of Knox Mountain Park, Blair Pond, Sutherland Park and Rotary Marsh.

The outing will be finished about 2:30 p.m.

The last Discover Nature walk will be Sat., Apr. 21, meeting at 10 a.m. at Redlich Pond Park, 1646 Gillard Drive in the Old Glenmore area.

Leader Lesley Robertson will also guide you to Brandt Creek Linear Park and Robert Lake, concluding about 2:30 p.m.

Wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear and bring your lunch and water, as well as a loonie to cover insurance for both events.

Pets should be left at home.