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  • 1
    Office Closed - Canada Day
    Event: Office Closed - Canada Day
    Date: July 1
    Start Time:
    End Time:
    Location:
    Contact: Corporate Services
    Contact Email: info@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-763-4918
    Description:

    The Regional District of Central Okanagan office is closed on Tuesday, July 1st in recognition of the Canada Day Statutory Holiday.

    Tuesday curbside solid waste collection services continue as normal.

    The Glenmore Landfill is open for its regular hours and schedule.

    The Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan (EECO) in Mission Creek Regional Park is OPEN on the July 1st holiday.

    Regional District water system customers (Star Place/Dietrich, Falcon Ridge, Killiney Beach, Westshore, Upper Fintry-Shalal Road-Valley of the Sun, Sunset Ranch) with emergencies may contact 250-868-5299.

    We look forward to serving you again at 8:00 am, Wednesday, July 2nd.




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    North Westside Bulky Items Collection
    Event: North Westside Bulky Items Collection
    Date: July 2
    Start Time: 8:00 am
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: North Westside Road Transfer Station - Sugarloaf Mountain-Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road
    Contact: Regional Waste Reduction Office
    Contact Email: recycle@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6250
    Description:

    North Westside Road residents within the Central Okanagan will have a special opportunity to dispose of your unwanted bulky items.

    Wednesday June 25th, through Monday July 7th, during regular operating hours at the North Westside Road Transfer Station, you can dispose of large household items for a cost of $20 per truckload.  This special disposal opportunity is available for residential items only: including appliances, scrap metal, lawn mowers and other motorized parts, household and lawn furniture.  No hazardous waste (including computers, electronics, etc.) will be accepted. Unwanted fridges and freezers will be accepted at $15 per item, the Freon decommissioning charge. Cash or cheques  will be the only accepted method of payment. 

    The North Westside Road Transfer Station is open Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am until 12:00 noon.  It is located at the Sugarloaf Mountain/Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road. (Turn at the corner of Westside Road and Sugarloaf Mountain Forest Service Road.)

    For more information and details about this collection please contact the Regional Waste Reduction Office at 250-469-6250 or email recycle@cord.bc.ca.




    Curbside Mosquito Control
    Event: Curbside Mosquito Control
    Date: July 2
    Start Time: 6:00 AM
    End Time: 7:00 PM
    Location: approximately 10,000 curbside catch basins in Kelowna, Lake Country, Sunset Ranch and West Kelowna Estates
    Contact: BWP Consulting
    Contact Email: engineer@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 1-866-679-8473
    Description:

    This week you may see people driving through Central Okanagan neighbourhoods and throwing packets into curbside catch basins.

    Weather permitting from Wednesday, July 2nd through Sunday, July 6th, five crews (three in cars, two on scooters) will be driving by every roadside catch basin in the City of Kelowna, District of Lake Country, a portion of West Kelowna Estates in the District of West Kelowna and Sunset Ranch in the Central Okanagan East Electoral Area, treating standing water with an environmentally approved mosquito larvacide.

    During this five day blitz, approximately 10,000 roadside catch basins will be treated as part of the Regional District of Central Okanagan Mosquito Control Program.

    The crews will be back out in early August to retreat the catch basins.

    If you’d like to know more about this program and how you can help reduce mosquito breeding sites around your home, visit www.regionaldistrict.com/mosquitoes.




    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 2
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps 

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Curbside Mosquito Control
    Event: Curbside Mosquito Control
    Date: July 3
    Start Time: 6:00 AM
    End Time: 7:00 PM
    Location: approximately 10,000 curbside catch basins in Kelowna, Lake Country, Sunset Ranch and West Kelowna Estates
    Contact: BWP Consulting
    Contact Email: engineer@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 1-866-679-8473
    Description:

    This week you may see people driving through Central Okanagan neighbourhoods and throwing packets into curbside catch basins.

    Weather permitting from Wednesday, July 2nd through Sunday, July 6th, five crews (three in cars, two on scooters) will be driving by every roadside catch basin in the City of Kelowna, District of Lake Country, a portion of West Kelowna Estates in the District of West Kelowna and Sunset Ranch in the Central Okanagan East Electoral Area, treating standing water with an environmentally approved mosquito larvacide.

    During this five day blitz, approximately 10,000 roadside catch basins will be treated as part of the Regional District of Central Okanagan Mosquito Control Program.

    The crews will be back out in early August to retreat the catch basins.

    If you’d like to know more about this program and how you can help reduce mosquito breeding sites around your home, visit www.regionaldistrict.com/mosquitoes.




    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 3
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps 

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Event: Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Date: July 3
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

     What could be better than a playground, fantastic beach and a nut orchard for the setting of ‘Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm’?

     

    Join Regional Parks staff each Thursday morning at 10:00 during July and August for the Westside edition of this popular program for youngsters age three to five and their caregivers.  Participants will be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and engaging exploration. 

     

    Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park is located at 2375 Whitworth Road, just off Gellatly Road in West Kelowna.  After Story Time, you might want to stick around and tour the working nut orchard or cool off with a refreshing swim in Okanagan Lake.

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




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    Curbside Mosquito Control
    Event: Curbside Mosquito Control
    Date: July 4
    Start Time: 6:00 AM
    End Time: 7:00 PM
    Location: approximately 10,000 curbside catch basins in Kelowna, Lake Country, Sunset Ranch and West Kelowna Estates
    Contact: BWP Consulting
    Contact Email: engineer@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 1-866-679-8473
    Description:

    This week you may see people driving through Central Okanagan neighbourhoods and throwing packets into curbside catch basins.

    Weather permitting from Wednesday, July 2nd through Sunday, July 6th, five crews (three in cars, two on scooters) will be driving by every roadside catch basin in the City of Kelowna, District of Lake Country, a portion of West Kelowna Estates in the District of West Kelowna and Sunset Ranch in the Central Okanagan East Electoral Area, treating standing water with an environmentally approved mosquito larvacide.

    During this five day blitz, approximately 10,000 roadside catch basins will be treated as part of the Regional District of Central Okanagan Mosquito Control Program.

    The crews will be back out in early August to retreat the catch basins.

    If you’d like to know more about this program and how you can help reduce mosquito breeding sites around your home, visit www.regionaldistrict.com/mosquitoes.




    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 4
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps 

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    North Westside Bulky Items Collection
    Event: North Westside Bulky Items Collection
    Date: July 5
    Start Time: 8:00 am
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: North Westside Road Transfer Station - Sugarloaf Mountain-Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road
    Contact: Regional Waste Reduction Office
    Contact Email: recycle@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6250
    Description:

    North Westside Road residents within the Central Okanagan will have a special opportunity to dispose of your unwanted bulky items. 

    Wednesday June 25th, through Monday July 7th, during regular operating hours at the North Westside Road Transfer Station, you can dispose of large household items for a cost of $20 per truckload.  This special disposal opportunity is available for residential items only: including appliances, scrap metal, lawn mowers and other motorized parts, household and lawn furniture.  No hazardous waste (including computers, electronics, etc.) will be accepted. Unwanted fridges and freezers will be accepted at $15 per item, the Freon decommissioning charge. Cash or cheques  will be the only accepted method of payment. 

    The North Westside Road Transfer Station is open Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am until 12:00 noon.  It is located at the Sugarloaf Mountain/Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road. (Turn at the corner of Westside Road and Sugarloaf Mountain Forest Service Road.)

    For more information and details about this collection please contact the Regional Waste Reduction Office at 250-469-6250 or email recycle@cord.bc.ca.




    Curbside Mosquito Control
    Event: Curbside Mosquito Control
    Date: July 5
    Start Time: 6:00 AM
    End Time: 7:00 PM
    Location: approximately 10,000 curbside catch basins in Kelowna, Lake Country, Sunset Ranch and West Kelowna Estates
    Contact: BWP Consulting
    Contact Email: engineer@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 1-866-679-8473
    Description:

    This week you may see people driving through Central Okanagan neighbourhoods and throwing packets into curbside catch basins.

    Weather permitting from Wednesday, July 2nd through Sunday, July 6th, five crews (three in cars, two on scooters) will be driving by every roadside catch basin in the City of Kelowna, District of Lake Country, a portion of West Kelowna Estates in the District of West Kelowna and Sunset Ranch in the Central Okanagan East Electoral Area, treating standing water with an environmentally approved mosquito larvacide.

    During this five day blitz, approximately 10,000 roadside catch basins will be treated as part of the Regional District of Central Okanagan Mosquito Control Program.

    The crews will be back out in early August to retreat the catch basins.

    If you’d like to know more about this program and how you can help reduce mosquito breeding sites around your home, visit www.regionaldistrict.com/mosquitoes.




    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: July 5
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    North Westside Bulky Items Collection
    Event: North Westside Bulky Items Collection
    Date: July 6
    Start Time: 8:00 am
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: North Westside Road Transfer Station - Sugarloaf Mountain-Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road
    Contact: Regional Waste Reduction Office
    Contact Email: recycle@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6250
    Description:

    North Westside Road residents within the Central Okanagan will have a special opportunity to dispose of your unwanted bulky items. 

    Wednesday June 25th, through Monday July 7th, during regular operating hours at the North Westside Road Transfer Station, you can dispose of large household items for a cost of $20 per truckload.  This special disposal opportunity is available for residential items only: including appliances, scrap metal, lawn mowers and other motorized parts, household and lawn furniture.  No hazardous waste (including computers, electronics, etc.) will be accepted. Unwanted fridges and freezers will be accepted at $15 per item, the Freon decommissioning charge. Cash or cheques  will be the only accepted method of payment. 

    The North Westside Road Transfer Station is open Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am until 12:00 noon.  It is located at the Sugarloaf Mountain/Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road. (Turn at the corner of Westside Road and Sugarloaf Mountain Forest Service Road.)

    For more information and details about this collection please contact the Regional Waste Reduction Office at 250-469-6250 or email recycle@cord.bc.ca.




    Curbside Mosquito Control
    Event: Curbside Mosquito Control
    Date: July 6
    Start Time: 6:00 AM
    End Time: 7:00 PM
    Location: approximately 10,000 curbside catch basins in Kelowna, Lake Country, Sunset Ranch and West Kelowna Estates
    Contact: BWP Consulting
    Contact Email: engineer@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 1-866-679-8473
    Description:

    This week you may see people driving through Central Okanagan neighbourhoods and throwing packets into curbside catch basins.

    Weather permitting from Wednesday, July 2nd through Sunday, July 6th, five crews (three in cars, two on scooters) will be driving by every roadside catch basin in the City of Kelowna, District of Lake Country, a portion of West Kelowna Estates in the District of West Kelowna and Sunset Ranch in the Central Okanagan East Electoral Area, treating standing water with an environmentally approved mosquito larvacide.

    During this five day blitz, approximately 10,000 roadside catch basins will be treated as part of the Regional District of Central Okanagan Mosquito Control Program.

    The crews will be back out in early August to retreat the catch basins.

    If you’d like to know more about this program and how you can help reduce mosquito breeding sites around your home, visit www.regionaldistrict.com/mosquitoes.




    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: July 6
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    North Westside Bulky Items Collection
    Event: North Westside Bulky Items Collection
    Date: July 7
    Start Time: 8:00 am
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: North Westside Road Transfer Station - Sugarloaf Mountain-Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road
    Contact: Regional Waste Reduction Office
    Contact Email: recycle@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6250
    Description:

    North Westside Road residents within the Central Okanagan will have a special opportunity to dispose of your unwanted bulky items. 

    Wednesday June 25th, through Monday July 7th, during regular operating hours at the North Westside Road Transfer Station, you can dispose of large household items for a cost of $20 per truckload.  This special disposal opportunity is available for residential items only: including appliances, scrap metal, lawn mowers and other motorized parts, household and lawn furniture.  No hazardous waste (including computers, electronics, etc.) will be accepted. Unwanted fridges and freezers will be accepted at $15 per item, the Freon decommissioning charge. Cash or cheques  will be the only accepted method of payment. 

    The North Westside Road Transfer Station is open Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am until 12:00 noon.  It is located at the Sugarloaf Mountain/Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road. (Turn at the corner of Westside Road and Sugarloaf Mountain Forest Service Road.)

    For more information and details about this collection please contact the Regional Waste Reduction Office at 250-469-6250 or email recycle@cord.bc.ca.




    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 7
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 8
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Summer Story Time in the Park
    Event: Summer Story Time in the Park
    Date: July 8
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Mission Creek Regional Park offers a fun and free interactive weekly program for pre-schoolers this summer. 

     

    ‘Summer Story Time in the Park’ takes place each Tuesday morning (rain or shine) during July and August for three to five year old children and their caregivers.  Meet at 10:00 am on the lawn near the playground in Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads. 

     

    During the hour, you’ll be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and exploration to engage participants.  It’s a fun and active way to learn more about our Regional Parks and the animals of the Okanagan. 

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 9
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 10
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Take a Hike
    Event: Take a Hike
    Date: July 10
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Trepanier Creek Greenway Regional Park - just off Hwy 97-C (the Okanagan Connector) at Trepanier Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    You’re invited to take part a series of interpretive hikes in different Central Okanagan Regional Parks.

    While there’s no cost to join in the guided ‘Take a Hike’ program, please pre-register at the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan by emailing eeco@cord.bc.ca or call 250-469-6139.   All outings begin at 9:00 am.  Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing, footwear and bring their own water and snack for these two to three hour outings.

    •  Thursday, July 10th – learn about ‘The Trepanier Saga’ as historian Bob Hayes joins our moderately challenging hike through Trepanier Creek Greenway Regional Park.   Meet in the parking area on Trepanier Road – take Trepanier Road off ramp from Highway 97-C the Okanagan Connector, just northwest of Peachland.
    • Saturday, July 12th – take part in ‘A Yoga Hike’ at 9:00 am in Mill Creek Regional Park, located on Spencer Road in Ellison, just off Old Vernon Road.   This two to three hour guided outing combines the strengthening benefits of Yoga along with the cardio benefit of a hike along the Creekside trail and its waterfall.  Along the way, our Regional Parks Interpreter will also point out the unique and interesting features within the park. 

    Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing, footwear and bring their own yoga mat and water.

    • Thursday, July 24th– join our Regional parks Interpreter for this moderately-rated ‘Introduction to the High Rim Trail’.  We’ll meet at the trailhead near the intersection of Phillpot Road and Highway 33 in Joe Rich and set out through the forest.  If you’ve never hiked this trail before, then this one’s for you as we’ll point out many features and sights along the way to help familiarize you with the trail.

    For more information on our other hikes or any of our Regional Parks programs visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140 or email eeco@cord.bc.ca.




    Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Event: Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Date: July 10
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

     What could be better than a playground, fantastic beach and a nut orchard for the setting of ‘Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm’?

     

    Join Regional Parks staff each Thursday morning at 10:00 during July and August for the Westside edition of this popular program for youngsters age three to five and their caregivers.  Participants will be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and engaging exploration. 

     

    Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park is located at 2375 Whitworth Road, just off Gellatly Road in West Kelowna.  After Story Time, you might want to stick around and tour the working nut orchard or cool off with a refreshing swim in Okanagan Lake.

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




    Environmental Advisory Commission
    Event: Environmental Advisory Commission
    Date: July 10
    Start Time: 6:30 PM
    End Time:
    Location: RDCO office, 1450 KLO Road, Kelowna - Woodhaven Board Room
    Contact: Community Services - Planning Section
    Contact Email: planning@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6227
    Description:

    A link to the agenda for this meeting of the Environmental Advisory Commission can be found on the Commission Agenda webpage or on the Planning Section Public Consultation page.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 11
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Take a Hike
    Event: Take a Hike
    Date: July 12
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mill Creek Regional Park - Spencer Road off Old Vernon Road in Ellison
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    You’re invited to take part a series of interpretive hikes in different Central Okanagan Regional Parks.

    While there’s no cost to join in the guided ‘Take a Hike’ program, please pre-register at the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan by emailing eeco@cord.bc.ca or call 250-469-6139.   All outings begin at 9:00 am.  Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing, footwear and bring their own water and snack for these two to three hour outings.

    • Saturday, July 12th – take part in ‘A Yoga Hike’ at 9:00 am in Mill Creek Regional Park, located on Spencer Road in Ellison, just off Old Vernon Road.   This two to three hour guided outing combines the strengthening benefits of Yoga along with the cardio benefit of a hike along the Creekside trail and its waterfall.  Along the way, our Regional Parks Interpreter will also point out the unique and interesting features within the park. 

    Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing, footwear and bring their own yoga mat and water.

    • Thursday, July 24th– join our Regional parks Interpreter for this moderately-rated ‘Introduction to the High Rim Trail’.  We’ll meet at the trailhead near the intersection of Phillpot Road and Highway 33 in Joe Rich and set out through the forest.  If you’ve never hiked this trail before, then this one’s for you as we’ll point out many features and sights along the way to help familiarize you with the trail.

    For more information on our other hikes or any of our Regional Parks programs visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140 or email eeco@cord.bc.ca.




    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: July 12
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: July 13
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 14
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 15
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Summer Story Time in the Park
    Event: Summer Story Time in the Park
    Date: July 15
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Mission Creek Regional Park offers a fun and free interactive weekly program for pre-schoolers this summer. 

     

    ‘Summer Story Time in the Park’ takes place each Tuesday morning (rain or shine) during July and August for three to five year old children and their caregivers.  Meet at 10:00 am on the lawn near the playground in Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads. 

     

    During the hour, you’ll be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and exploration to engage participants.  It’s a fun and active way to learn more about our Regional Parks and the animals of the Okanagan. 

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 16
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Governance and Services Committee
    Event: Governance and Services Committee
    Date: July 17
    Start Time: 8:30 am
    End Time:
    Location: RDCO office, 1450 KLO Road, Kelowna - Woodhaven Board Room
    Contact: Corporate Services
    Contact Email: info@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-763-4918
    Description:

    When available a link to the agenda and reports for this Governance and Services Committee meeting can be found on the Governance and Services Committee page.




    Regional Board Meeting
    Event: Regional Board Meeting
    Date: July 17
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time:
    Location: RDCO office, 1450 KLO Road, Kelowna - Woodhaven Board Room
    Contact: Corporate Services
    Contact Email: info@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-763-4918
    Description:

    Following the meeting of the Governance and Services Committee, it will rise and report at a regular Regional Board meeting.

    When available, the agenda and reports for this regular meeting of the Regional Board can be found on the Board Agenda page




    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 17
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Event: Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Date: July 17
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

     What could be better than a playground, fantastic beach and a nut orchard for the setting of ‘Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm’?

     

    Join Regional Parks staff each Thursday morning at 10:00 during July and August for the Westside edition of this popular program for youngsters age three to five and their caregivers.  Participants will be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and engaging exploration. 

     

    Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park is located at 2375 Whitworth Road, just off Gellatly Road in West Kelowna.  After Story Time, you might want to stick around and tour the working nut orchard or cool off with a refreshing swim in Okanagan Lake.

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




    Advisory Planning Commission
    Event: Advisory Planning Commission
    Date: July 17
    Start Time: 5:00 PM
    End Time: 7:00 PM
    Location: RDCO office, 1450 KLO Road, Kelowna - Woodhaven Board Room
    Contact: Community Services - Planning section
    Contact Email: planning@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6227
    Description:

    A link to the agenda for this meeting of the Central Okanagan West Advisory Planning Commission can be found on the Commission Agenda webpage or on the Planning Section Public Consultation page.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 18
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Families in Parks
    Event: Families in Parks
    Date: July 19
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:30 am
    Location: Bertram Creek Regional Park - south end of Lakeshore Road
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    This summer help celebrate the 40th anniversary of our fantastic Central Okanagan regional park system by joining our ‘Families in Parks’ activities. 

    These outings with our park interpretation staff are designed so that every member of your family can take part!  Please pre-register by either dropping in to the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan, email eeco@cord.bc.ca or phone 250-469-6139.

    • Saturday, July 19th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am take part in a free ‘Canada Parks Day’ celebration in and around the beachfront of Bertram Creek Regional Park, along the south end of Lakeshore Road.  The theme for this year is ‘Go Batty’ in recognition of the winged mammals that live in the park.  We’ll have some ‘Batty’ activities for the family along with refreshments, a BBQ and celebration cupcakes.  
    • Saturday, August 9th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am, bring the whole family and enjoy ‘A Forest Tea Party’ at Trepanier Creek Greenway Regional Park.  It’s located on Trepanier Road, on the south side of the Okanagan Connector – Highway 97-C.  Forests are filled with plants that make delicious teas.  Our interpreter will take you on a guide walk and interpretive tea tasting of local edible plants.
    • Sunday, August 24th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, we kick off our annual celebration of the land-locked Sockeye cousin with the ‘Welcome the Kokanee Salmon Festival’ at Hardy Falls Regional Park.  There’s a parking area located on Hardy Street, off Highway 97 along the south end of Peachland. Join our park interpreters to welcome the first Kokanee salmon as they begin their journey from Okanagan Lake swimming upstream in Deep Creek to spawn.  Learn more about this annual spawning phenomenon.

     

    For more information about this or other Regional Park programs please visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: July 19
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: July 20
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 21
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 22
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Summer Story Time in the Park
    Event: Summer Story Time in the Park
    Date: July 22
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Mission Creek Regional Park offers a fun and free interactive weekly program for pre-schoolers this summer. 

     

    ‘Summer Story Time in the Park’ takes place each Tuesday morning (rain or shine) during July and August for three to five year old children and their caregivers.  Meet at 10:00 am on the lawn near the playground in Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads. 

     

    During the hour, you’ll be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and exploration to engage participants.  It’s a fun and active way to learn more about our Regional Parks and the animals of the Okanagan. 

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 23
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 24
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Take a Hike
    Event: Take a Hike
    Date: July 24
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: High Rim Trail - off Hwy 33 and Philpott Road in Joe Rich
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    You’re invited to take part a series of interpretive hikes in different Central Okanagan Regional Parks.

    While there’s no cost to join in the guided ‘Take a Hike’ program, please pre-register at the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan by emailing eeco@cord.bc.ca or call 250-469-6139.   All outings begin at 9:00 am.  Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing, footwear and bring their own water and snack for these two to three hour outings.

    • Thursday, July 24th– join our Regional parks Interpreter for this moderately-rated ‘Introduction to the High Rim Trail’.  We’ll meet at the trailhead near the intersection of Phillpot Road and Highway 33 in Joe Rich and set out through the forest.  If you’ve never hiked this trail before, then this one’s for you as we’ll point out many features and sights along the way to help familiarize you with the trail.

    For more information on our other hikes or any of our Regional Parks programs visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140 or email eeco@cord.bc.ca.




    Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Event: Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Date: July 24
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

     What could be better than a playground, fantastic beach and a nut orchard for the setting of ‘Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm’?

     

    Join Regional Parks staff each Thursday morning at 10:00 during July and August for the Westside edition of this popular program for youngsters age three to five and their caregivers.  Participants will be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and engaging exploration. 

     

    Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park is located at 2375 Whitworth Road, just off Gellatly Road in West Kelowna.  After Story Time, you might want to stick around and tour the working nut orchard or cool off with a refreshing swim in Okanagan Lake.

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




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    Hazardous Waste & Electronics Round Up
    Event: Hazardous Waste & Electronics Round Up
    Date: July 26
    Start Time: 8:00 am
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: North Westside Road Transfer Station - Sugarloaf Mountain-Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road
    Contact: Battery Doctors
    Contact Email: recycle@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-860-2866
    Description:

    Saturday morning July 26th will provide North Westside Road residents with a special opportunity to dispose of unwanted household hazardous waste products.

    From 8:00 am to 12 noon residents can safely dispose of any hazardous waste materials from around their homes at the North Westside Road Transfer Station.  Household paint and aerosol paint, flammable liquids and aerosols, domestic pesticides with the poison symbol and PCP number, gas (in an approved ULC container), household and automotive batteries, electronics and computer equipment, along with small appliances, lights and light fixtures  will all be collected. No propane tanks, chemicals or commercial waste products will be accepted.

    The Transfer Station is located along the Sugarloaf Mountain/Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road.( Turn at the corner or Westside Road and Sugarloaf Mountain Forest Service Road.)

    For more information and details about this collection please contact Battery Doctors at 250-860-2866 or the Regional Waste Reduction Office at 250-469-6250 or email recycle@cord.bc.ca.




    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: July 26
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Event: Gibson Heritage House Tours
    Date: July 27
    Start Time: 12:00 pm
    End Time: 4:00 pm
    Location: Kopje Regional Park, Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Delve into a bit of local history at the Gibson Heritage House in Kopje Regional Park on Carrs Landing Road in Lake Country. 

     

    Gibson House is open for tours from noon to 4:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday during July and August.  Regional Parks staff and volunteers will guide you through the 1912 heritage house which has been restored and refurnished through community donations. 

     

    For more information please visit regionaldistrict.com/parks, check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’ or contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-469-6140.




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    Regional Board Meeting
    Event: Regional Board Meeting
    Date: July 28
    Start Time: 7:00 pm
    End Time:
    Location: RDCO office, 1450 KLO Road, Kelowna - Woodhaven Board Room
    Contact: Corporate Services
    Contact Email: info@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-763-4918
    Description:

    When available, the agenda and reports for this regular meeting of the Regional Board can be found on the Board Agenda page.




    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 28
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 29
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Summer Story Time in the Park
    Event: Summer Story Time in the Park
    Date: July 29
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Mission Creek Regional Park offers a fun and free interactive weekly program for pre-schoolers this summer. 

     

    ‘Summer Story Time in the Park’ takes place each Tuesday morning (rain or shine) during July and August for three to five year old children and their caregivers.  Meet at 10:00 am on the lawn near the playground in Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads. 

     

    During the hour, you’ll be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and exploration to engage participants.  It’s a fun and active way to learn more about our Regional Parks and the animals of the Okanagan. 

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 30
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




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    Summer Nature Camps
    Event: Summer Nature Camps
    Date: July 31
    Start Time: 9:00 AM
    End Time: 12:00 Noon
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

    Registration is underway at the EECO (Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan) in Mission Creek Regional Park for this summer’s Nature Camps

     

    This popular half-day morning summer program for youngsters returns during July and August with camps for youth aged 5 - 7. There is also a special program for pre-school children age 3 and 4 years running mornings July 2nd to 4th and August 5th through 8th.

     

    The camps use three Regional Parks (Mission Creek, Gellatly Nut Farm or Bertram Creek) as a backdrop for fun, active indoor and outdoor activities with a focus on environmental education to foster an appreciation for our natural environment. 

     

    For more information on camp locations, dates and registration prices check out ‘Your Guide to Regional Parks’, go online to regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact Regional Parks Services at 250-469-6232 or the EECO at 250-469-6140.




    Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Event: Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm
    Date: July 31
    Start Time: 10:00 am
    End Time: 11:00 am
    Location: Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park, 2375 Whitworth Road in West Kelowna
    Contact: EECO staff
    Contact Email: eeco@cord.bc.ca
    Contact Phone: 250-469-6140
    Description:

     What could be better than a playground, fantastic beach and a nut orchard for the setting of ‘Summer Story Time at the Nut Farm’?

     

    Join Regional Parks staff each Thursday morning at 10:00 during July and August for the Westside edition of this popular program for youngsters age three to five and their caregivers.  Participants will be treated to nature stories, songs, a mini nature walk and engaging exploration. 

     

    Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park is located at 2375 Whitworth Road, just off Gellatly Road in West Kelowna.  After Story Time, you might want to stick around and tour the working nut orchard or cool off with a refreshing swim in Okanagan Lake.

     

    For more information visit the Regional District website regionaldistrict.com/parksevents or contact the EECO staff at 250-469-6140.




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