— FEATURE PHOTO —
Feature photo by Thomas Blackburn on a recent snowshoe on Iago Mt. with the KHC.
— UPCOMING EVENTS —
Here are this week’s upcoming events:
– Painted Bluffs Prov. Park (Clive g) – Sunday
– East Mara Summit Δ (Doug Smith) – Sunday
– On the Dirt (Doug Smith) – Wednesday
– Sugarloaf Mtn Loop Wanderweg (Michelle Dressler) – Friday
– Double Flume Trails- 2 Hikes in One (Carole Pugle) – Saturday
– TRAMPS R US – SOMEPLACE AWESOME! (Paul Battjes) – Saturday
– Bear and Cougar Awareness Presentation (Michelle Dressler) – Saturday
— NEW EVENTS —
Be sure to check the website regularly for newly added events. They upcoming four are featured on the home page and the rest can be found by clicking the link to New Events.
— NEWS ITEMS —
The Kamloops Hiking Club AGM is once again upon us. Please join us on Sunday, March 20th for a pot luck, gear swap and of course the meeting itself. Lots of spaces still available. Sign up here.
Bear / Cougar Awareness Presentation
The KHC along with the Kamloops Conservation Office will holding a Bear/ Cougar Awareness Presentation on Saturday, March 19 from 10:30am-12:30pm downtown. A valuable 2 hour info session of what to do if you encounter one of these animals on the trails, how to better understand their behaviour when approached by one, as well as other helpful hints. Hear real life encounters from the Conservation officer themselves. For more information and to sign up click on the link http://www.kamloopshikingclub.
— ARTICLE SPOTLIGHT —
Wildlife activity will be increasing over the next few weeks and encounters are a real possibility in and around the city. If you would like to see where wildlife sightings have been reported, check out the Wildlife Alert Reporting Program (WARP) website. You can find it here: https://wildsafebc.com/warp/
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