Welcome to some of our favourite links
Allan Brooks Nature Centre, in Vernon, BC
Grasslands Conservation Council of British Columbia
High Rim Trail Association
Kamloops Naturalist Club
Kelowna Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Club
The Mission Creek Greenway
North Okanagan Naturalists, in Vernon, BC
Okanagan Collaborative Conservation Program
The Okanagan Xeriscape Association is a non-profit organization providing in-depth information on xeriscaping. Check out their website for a searchable Okanagan plant database to help you find the best plants for your garden’s conditions; classes and workshops about water-wise gardening and much more.
Oliver-Osoyoos Naturalists’ Club, with members from both Oliver and Osoyoos, BC
Osoyoos Desert Society, in Osoyoos, BC
Shuswap Naturalist Club, in Salmon Arm, BC
South Okanagan Naturalists, in Penticton, BC
Southern Interior Forest Region – for maps and information
Other BC resources
BC Field Ornithologists
Birding in BC
, also known as the Federation of BC Naturalists
Nature Vancouver, in Vancouver, BC
Royal BC Museum
Vancouver Avian Research Centre (VARC)
The Wilderness Committee, particularly their periodic reports
Beaverhill Lake Nature Centre, in Tofield, Alberta
Calgary Field Naturalists’ Society, in Calgary, Alberta
Edmonton Nature Club, in Edmonton, Alberta
Nature Alberta, the Federation of Alberta Naturalists
American and other international resources
Beginners’ Guide to Bird Watching, a resource from an American home improvement company. Thanks, Lily.
Bird Life International
Complete Guide to Bird Watching, a British resource. Thanks, Peter.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Dendroica, a guide to identifying Western Hemisphere birds, complete with pictures, songs, and calls.
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
The IUCN red list of endangered species, world-wide
IUCN’s Species Survival Commission
State Birds of the states in the USA, a site found by Peyton, a site visitor. A similar Canadian list is here.
Young Birder’s Backyard Guide, great basic birding & ornithology info for kids and beginners. Thanks, Brittany.