Club members meet every week for birding trips, and participate in annual birding counts.
Members meet every Friday to enjoy botany trips in the Okanagan.
Members meet every week for hiking and biking, and, in winter, snowshoeing. Check this page often schedules and notices.
The Central Okanagan Naturalists’ Club (CONC), based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, is a group dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of nature in the central part of the Okanagan Valley.
CONC has active groups interested in birding, botany, conservation, education, hiking (in the spring, summer, and fall), and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing (in the winter). CONC holds monthly meetings with informative and interesting speakers. Many members participate on local, regional, and provincial bodies whose interests reflect ours.
CONC is involved with Christmas Bird Counts, the January Sweagle (swan and eagle) Count, and with the Okanagan Mountain Park Critter Count.
The Conservation Committee meets monthly
are held on the
second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Past Newsletters are on
the About Us page
Title: The Okanagan Mountain to Kalamalka Lake Ecological Corridor
Speaker: Lael Parrott
This corridor traverses the east side of the Okanagan Valley through grassland and open woodland, connecting Kalamalka and Okanagan Mountain Provincial parks, and is the last low-elevation route for north-south species movement in the Valley.
More details on this and upcoming CONC meetings: Upcoming CONC meetings document.
Bring your membership application and dues to one of our monthly meetings.
Dues are $30 for singles, $42 for families, $14 for students, and cover September of one year through August of the next..
Membership brings you our monthly newsletter (Central Okanagan Naturalist), a subscription to the quarterly BCnature from BC Nature (the Federation of BC Naturalists), and participation in trips and events.
Alternatively, send your membership application and dues to P.O. Box 21128, Orchard Park P.O.,
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9N8