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Remembering Anne Ginns, longtime SONC member

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The South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club have lost one of their longtime members. Anne Ginns died in January of this year. Anne and her husband, Jim, took part in club meetings for many years but in the last year or so found it difficult to attend.  Anne was an excellent baker and was a regular contributor to the coffee break cookie …

November Honker 2023

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Link to the final ( November , 2023) Honker, edited and submitted by long time member Bob Handfield this morning. Bob has been editor of the Honker for over 13 years and to my knowledge never missed a deadline! Bob and Glenda Ross have been instrumental in keeping us informed and entertained through articles, interviews, photos, book reviews, reports, etc…all …

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Great Blue Heron

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Dianne has been a professional artist for more than 35 years with creative beginnings in the wild places of Canada’s western province — that included a river-side log cabin nestled in the Okanagan Mountains, and a lighthouse station on the blustery outer coast of Vancouver Island.  On a emergency air base in the open grassland of the Fraser Plateau Dianne …