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First Wednesday, 7:00 pm - Monthly meeting of NONC at the Village Green Hotel, Sierra II Room, on 27th Street at 48th Avenue. Next meeting will be October 5th. Our speaker will be Robyn Thornton, showing pictures from her visit to Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. NONC Saturday Morning Nature Walk and Coffee: At 9:00 am on Saturdays, those who are available and wish to get out into nature, meet at the advertised location and observe nature for an hour or two. Just show up and everyone contributes to the observations. Participants decide if they will go for coffee afterwards and, if so, where. Rain or shine, hot or cold; if people show up, it happens. These walks are led by any NONC member(s) in attendance. Sat., Oct. 1, 9:00 am, join the North Okanagan Naturalists’ Club for a Nature Walk on the Grey Canal Trail, McLennan Rd to Glenhayes Rd. Scenic walking trail, some uneven ground. Take McLennan Rd off L&A Rd and meet at trail parking on north side of McLennan Road at Grey Canal Rd. Info 250-503-2388, Harold. Optional coffee stop after. Sat., Oct. 8, 9:00 am, join the North Okanagan Naturalists’ Club for a Nature Walk at Bluenose Mountain, follow Bluenose Road 4.2 km from the intersection of Whitevale Rd and Bluenose Rd. Look for entry to parking in forest clearing. There is a small sign saying “Bluenose Trails”. Info 250-503-2388, Harold. Optional coffee stop after.
Sat., Oct. 15, 9:00 am, join the North Okanagan Naturalists Club for a Nature Walk on the trails of the Tree Plantation on Bench Row Road. From Vernon, take Mission Road, turn right onto Bench Row Rd. Park on road shoulder opposite forest entrance. Optional coffee stop after. Info 250-307-3543, Harold.