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Mission Statement:
"To provide a dynamic local focus for experiencing the natural world of B.C. and for promoting its conservation"
  • Indoor meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of the month, September to May (except for December) at 7:00 pm in the basement of the Penticton United Church, 696 Main Street (blue church on the corner of Main & Eckhardt). Please bring your own coffee mug ---- New members always welcome,

  • Our birding, wildflower, geology, social group meets every Thursday in the north parking lot of Cherry Lane Mall (north of Warren Ave. and east of Atkinson St.) at 9 AM (FALL hrs).

  • Field Trips are generally made in the spring and fall.
Next Monthly Meeting
no meeting
join us for Christmas bird counts, to be set
Membership Renewal Reminder
Thank you to our members who have renewed their 2016/2017 SONC Memberships. If you haven't done so yet, you have two easy options:

1. Mail a cheque to SONC, PO Box 23050, Penticton, BC V2A 8L7

2. Go to our website and click on the "join" button to pay online
Please let us know if there are any changes to your information such as phone #, email or address.

Nature BC requires our updated Membership list soon in order to provide our members with insurance coverage and the wonderful Nature BC Magazine. Thank You for your support
New Book Added
Check out the Books section for a very special book authored by our youngest member. Makes a great Christmas gift for aspiring young birders.
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Okanagan Valley Birding Trail Guide
The "must-have" guide to the hottest birding spots in the Okanagan Valley. Thirty-two pages crammed with all the info you need to find birds in the Okanagan. With more than 320 species possible, the Okanagan has everything from ptarmigan to Sage Thrashers and lots in between.

Available now for only $4.00 plus postage & handling. To order click on books in the list above.
WELCOME to the 2016/17 Executive
President: Bob Handfield
Vice President: Lisa Scott
Treasurer: Colleen Emshay
Secretary: Margot Henny
Directors: Myrna Bosomworth, Jerry Buzzell, Pam Krannitz, Jim Turnbull
Membership Secretary: Christine Anderson