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Meadowlark Festival celebrates the natural environment of Okanagan and Similkameen

The Meadowlark Nature Festival returns to the South Okanagan and Similkameen from May 6 to 20, 2019.
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April 10, 2019 - 3:00 PM

PENTICTON - The Meadowlark Nature Festival is a spring ritual in the Okanagan and Similkameen, as it enters its third decade of educating, engaging and inspiring participants about the natural environment.

The festival has been presenting a broad array of interactive, multi-disciplinary events exploring the natural side of the South Okanagan and Similkameen valleys since 1998, with this year’s festival taking place May 16 to 20, according to the Meadlowlark Nature Festival website.

This year’s events include tours to Naramata’s rock ovens, KVR trail tours, visits to the old Dusty Mac mine site near Okanagan Falls, a horseback tour near Oliver, birding tours, star gazing and a canoe tour on Vaseux Lake, to name but a few.

The festival is geared to appeal to a wide variety of people and interests. Each event is led by an expert in their field, including biologists, botanists, historians, geologists, naturalists, aboriginal knowledge keepers, astronomers and others. Groups are kept small to provide guests with an entertaining, education and up-close experience.

This year’s featured artist is Alex Fong. Meadowlark Festival participants will be able to join the famous Okanagan artist in a fun and informal art workshop using watercolours and acrylics.

Check the Meadowlark Festival webpage for tour dates, times and ticket information. For a comprehensive look at all the events, check out Meadowlark’s festival at a glance web page.

The Meadowlark Festival is presented annually by the Similkameen Conservation Alliance.

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