Please join us for this October Nature Walk! These walks are family friendly and will explore various trails and habitats in the Creston Valley. Come out to learn about the ecology of the Creston Valley and have fun!
Please sign up in advance for this free event.
This walk will take place long the wetland trails at the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area from 9:30–11:30 am on Saturday, October 29, 2022. We will do the Marsh Loop, which is a wonderful trail. The walk is flat and 3.8 km long. We will meet at the Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre parking lot. Bring extra layers, snacks, water and your curiosity.
- Bring water and snacks
- Rain or Shine — bring toque, mitts, coat, warm shoes/boots
- Terrain is flat but uneven surfaces
About Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area
The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA) is a 7,000 ha area that is protected for natural species diversity and conservation. It is designated as a Ramsar site- a wetland of international importance, as well as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International. It supports over 100,000 water birds during migration periods. It is home to many fish, amphibian, birds, insects and reptiles as well as deer, moose, elk and bears. The CVWMA is critical for maintaining wetland and floodplain habitat in the Creston Valley. For more information about the CVWMA visit their website. Also check out tours, programs and events run by the Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre.
Contact Melissa Flint: firstname.lastname@example.org