Daily Planner

FIELD TRIP RECOMMENDATIONS

Our mountain weather can be unpredictable. Even on a hot sunny day the weather conditions can change quickly. Please be 'wings weather wise' when attending field trips. We also recommend wearing sturdy walking shoes. Bring water, snacks or lunch. A camera and binoculars can enhance your experience!

             

Tuesday Events

Birding by Golf Cart

Time: 7:00AM to 9:00AM
Location: , Fairmont Hot Springs area, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): BC Rockies Adventures

Join the BC Rockies Adventures guides for the most relaxing birding tour offered! Ride on golf carts through Riverside Golf Course and discover the plentiful bird life and wildlife that inhabit...

How Forestry Manages Riparian Habitat for Birdlife

Time: 7:30AM to 12:30PM
Location: , Radium Hot Springs area, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Kari Stuart-Smith

Sponsored by Canfor. We will visit recently logged areas to walk and discuss the strategies that Canfor takes to manage habitat for birds associated with wetlands, streams, small lakes and the...

Wacky Waterbirds!

Time: 8:00AM to 11:00AM
Location: , Invermere area, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Cam Gillies , N/ A

Ducks, mergansers, geese, grebes, and more! We’ll survey the best watery haunts of the valley to find the usual suspects, including many high quality birds, but with a keen eye to...

All Day Exploration Blitz: South

Time: 8:00AM to 4:30PM
Location: , Columbia Valley area, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Randy Hopkins

“All Day?” Well, most of the day at least. Join Randy on a fast paced trip following the Columbia River valley from Invermere south to the Columbia Lake area. We'll be...

Invermere to Radium BBQ Lunch on the River Paddle

Time: 9:30AM to 2:30PM
Location: , Columbia River, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Columbia River Kayak and Canoe

On this 3 to 5 hour flat-water paddle from Invermere to Radium Hot Springs (17 km) you will spend a leisurely morning on the Columbia River exploring the local waterways. The...

The Path to the Perfect Cup: Kicking Horse Coffee Facility Tour

Time: 10:00AM to 11:30AM
Location: , Invermere, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): N/ A

Did you ever wonder how coffee gets magically transformed, from that tree on the other side of the world, to that delectable and delicious cup you can’t seem to start your...

Wetlands Interpretive Walk with Columbia Wetlands Adventure Guides

Time: 10:00AM to 11:30AM
Location: , Parsons, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Sid Leggett , Columbia Wetlands Adventures

Join geologist, Sid Leggett to adventure out on our interpretive loop trail with its breathtaking views of the Canadian Rockies. Follow the meandering boardwalk through marshes, past Heron Rookeries, beside beaver...

Lower Bugaboo Falls Hike with John Pitcher and John Ashby

Time: 10:00AM to 12:30PM
Location: , Brisco area, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Columbia Valley Greenways Trail Alliance

This 2.5 hour round-trip hike, led by members of the Columbia Valley Greenways Trail Alliance, follows a 1.5 km forested trail to the spectacular pounding Lower Bugaboo Falls. Originating from glacier...

Just Add Water at Edibles Farm + Cafe

Time: 11:00AM to 1:00PM
Location: , Windermere area, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Edible Acres, Cafe and Widerberry Nursery

Join the Edibles Farm team for a morning walk through our greenhouses and fields of our NOW certified organic vegetable production. We will discuss the importance of our 100 year old...

Kootenay Trout Hatchery-Lake Enid Stocking

Time: 11:30AM to 12:00PM
Location: , Lake Enid, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC invites you to join in the stocking of Enid Lake, with the release of 750 catchable size Rainbow Trout. One of our knowledgeable interpreters will...

Flight Planning is for the Birds-Lunch Presentation

Time: 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Location: , Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Bill Thompson

A Bar-tailed Godwit flew from Alaska to New Zealand, a distance of nearly 12,000 km in only 8 days. Wandering albatrosses can remain airborne for weeks on end with one tracked...

Floodplain Wetlands in the Columbia Valley: Vegetation, frogs and the dynamic forces that influence both.

Time: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Location: , Brisco, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Suzanne Bayley , Penny Ohanjanian

Suzanne and Penny will take you to three different types of floodplain wetlands and describe the ecology and forces that affect the vegetation and frogs that inhabit the region. We will...

Crazy About Columbia Lake

Time: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Location: , Columbia Lake, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Tracy Flynn

The Columbia Lake Stewardship Society, a citizen based group interested in the health of Columbia Lake would like to take you on a quick tour of the lake. After a quick...

Wetlands Interpretive Walk with Columbia Wetlands Adventure Guides

Time: 2:00PM to 3:30PM
Location: , Parsons, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Sid Leggett , Columbia Wetlands Adventures

Join geologist, Sid Leggett to adventure out on our interpretive loop trail with its breathtaking views of the Canadian Rockies. Follow the meandering boardwalk through marshes, past Heron Rookeries, beside beaver...

From Salter Creek South...or as the locals call it Hither Dither

Time: 2:30PM to 5:00PM
Location: , Westside Road, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Drew Bragg

The hike involves following a narrow trail that parallels the western shore of Lake Windermere on average of about 30 metres above the shoreline with an opportunity to drop down to...

Flight of Beer-Arrowhead Brewery Tour, 6:15pm

Time: 6:15PM to 7:30PM
Location: , Invermere, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): N/ A

Make like a flight of geese and migrate over to Invermere Arrowhead Brewery Co. If you love beer and are curious about the plethora of beer options than join us for...

Wetlands, Waterways and Overlooks in the Columbia Valley-Evening Presentation

Time: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: , Invermere, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Pat Morrow

This multimedia show gives a four season look at photographer Pat Morrow’s big back yard, from close up encounters with river otters and birds of prey to hikes and scrambles on...

Flight of Beer-Arrowhead Brewery Tour, 7:45pm

Time: 7:45PM to 9:00PM
Location: , Invermere, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): N/ A

Make like a flight of geese and migrate over to Invermere Arrowhead Brewery Co. If you love beer and are curious about the plethora of beer options than join us for...