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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 warmer months & 10 AM winter.
• Field Trips are generally made in the spring and fall.
Next Monthly Meeting
September 25th: Lee McFayden will tell us about what is being done to ensure that all the returning salmon you have been hearing about have some place to spawn.
Membership Renewal Time
Please bring your membership fees to the September meeting or mail a cheque to SONC or pay on our website using PayPal. Thank you.
BOOKS
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.
South Okanagan Nature  Jim & Midge receive award
Doreen Olson presents the BC Nature Recognition Award to Jim & Midge Wyse of Burrowing Owl Winery. They were recognized for their work with the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society of BC and SORCO, amongst other things. They have been important supporters of the proposed National Park.