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, October 7th. Buffy Baumbrough will be our speaker on the topic of Monarch Butterflies - behaviour, unique diet, and challenges to their existence. 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. 10, 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. Sat., Oct. 17, 9:00 am, join the North Okanagan Naturalists’ Club on a Nature Walk in Kalamalka Lake Park on the Comin Round the Mountain, Lookout and Parabola trails. Meet at the Water Tower Gate, corner of Cunliffe Road and Palfry Drive West. Info 250-503-2388, Harold. Optional coffee stop after.
Sat., Oct. 24, 9:00 am, join the North Okanagan Naturalists Club for a Nature Walk on the Grey Canal Trail, East Vernon. Meet on DeRoo Road at trail access. Info 250-503-2388, Harold. Optional coffee stop after.