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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 10 AM (WINTER hrs).

  • Field Trips are generally made in the spring and fall.
Next Monthly Meeting
January 26/17
members' night slide shows
Thanks to everyone who has already contacted Anthea, letting her know you are interested in showing some images at members’ night. For anyone with images they would like to share but unsure how to organize a slide show contact Anthea ( to schedule and Lisa Scott will help you get set up. Remember the deadline to sign up for the slide show is January 15th
January Pizza Night
Our January meeting will be members' night slide shows and pizza night. Enjoy some pizza and desert for a mere $5 ($5.50 on PayPal). Non-members price is $6.00 ($6.50 on PayPal). Bring your own drinks. Plates and glasses supplied.

Three ways to purchase a ticket:
1. Visit Glenda Ross at the Penticton South Main Street Drop-In Centre weekdays between 10AM and 4PM;Tickets available starting January 9th
2. Send a cheque to our mail-box
3. Click on the PayPal button and order on-line.

Tickets must be purchased in advance and no later than January 20.
Specify regular or gluten-free when purchasing tickets, please.

To participate in the slide show portion of the program please contact Anthea Bryan ( before January 15th to be included in the schedule.
New Book Added
Check out the Books section for a very special book authored by our youngest member. An ideal gift for aspiring young birders.
South Okanagan Nature BOOKS book1
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