Celebrate our Salmon Open Houses

Event Dates:
  • Sun October 6, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Sun October 20, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Event Cost: Free

Interpreters share the story of the Sockeye salmons’ 6000-km journey to the ocean and back.

Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance (OSCA) and Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) are hosting two “Celebrate Our Salmon” open houses at the Okanagan River Restoration Initiative site just north of Oliver Sunday October 6th and the Okanagan River Restoration Initiative spawning beds at the Okanagan Lake dam just south of Okanagan Lake in Penticton Sunday October 20th.

The public is invited to celebrate the return of sockeye salmon coming home after a 6000-kilometre journey to the ocean and back. Interpreters will be on hand to talk about the life cycle of the sockeye salmon, the challenges these fish face as they travel through different habitats and the efforts to restore spawning habitat in Oliver and Penticton.

Oliver – Sunday October 6, 1 to 3 pm
Okanagan River Restoration Site
Parking at Oliver Visitors Centre, 6431 Station Street
The site is an easy 1 km walk north along the bike and hike path. Wheelchair accessible.

Penticton – Sunday October 20, 1 to 3 pm
Okanagan River Channel
On both sides of the dam located just south of Okanagan Lake.
Parking at LocoLanding parking lot, 75 Riverside Drive.

The events run rain or shine.

For more information contact Jayme Friedt at 250-492-5275 or oscaecostudies@gmail.com.