Osoyoos Desert Society is a nonprofit charitable organization founded in 1991 to conserve the rich, biologically diverse habitats of British Columbia’s southern interior. In 1999, as part of its education and advocacy efforts in support of
the south Okanagan’s natural spaces and species, the Society opened a
nature interpretive facility - the Osoyoos Desert Centre.
What We Do
The South Okanagan is home to one of the highest concentrations of rare and at-risk species in all of Canada. Through its conservation, restoration and education efforts, the Osoyoos Desert Centre strives to generate public knowledge, respect and active concern for these fragile and endangered ecosystems.
Osoyoos Desert Centre is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of
a diverse group of leaders who bring a variety of talents, experiences and
expertise to the governance of ODC.
ODC is managed by two full time