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We meet at the Apple Bowl on Fridays at 9:15 AM from spring through early fall. The following dates showcase what we consider to be particularly good places and times for blooming flowers. Bring water, lunch and appropriate clothing/footwear for the day (we are usually done by 2 PM). Phone Peter Green at 250 765-1737 for further details.

Date Location
May 4 Beaver Lake Road
May 11 Jackpine Meadows, a change since the Steer's Head is blooming!
May 18 Mission Creek EECO area
May 25 Jackpine Meadows/Telemark Nordic Club
June 1 Three Forks and area
June 8 Wrinkly Face Provincial Park
June 15 KVR or High Rim Trail off Postill Lake Rd
June 22 Larch Hills
June 29 Prather Creek
July 6 McCulloch Road/Hydraulic Lake/Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Club
July 13 Big White
What are we looking at?
Arrow-leafed Balsamroot
Arrowleaf balsamroot
Balsamorhiza sagittata
Scarlet gilia


is encouraged, because sometimes we must negotiate bad roads or arrive at places with limited parking and for general conservation reasons. The carpooling rate is ten cents (10ยข) per km.