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What We Do


Throughout the year the Osoyoos Desert Centre hosts several lectures and workshops as well as our popular Movie & An Expert series in which we screen a film focusing on local, national or international environmental issues and present it along with an engaging guest speaker.

Please note that due to COVID restrictions, our Movie & an Expert programs have been suspended until further notice. 


STAYING ALIVE – Movie & An Expert

Hear from scientists working to unravel the mysteries of claws, horns and more in the documentary “Extreme Animal Weapons.” Following the film, Valerie Blow with the Okanagan-Similkameen Stewardship Society will discuss local snakes and their adaptations. An animal presentation featuring Nora the Gophersnake included! 

A BIRD’S LIFE – Movie & An Expert

Take a close-up look at the egg and discover the secrets behind this amazing life support system. After the film “The Egg: Life’s Perfect Invention,” naturalist Sherry Linn will be on hand to talk about cavity nesting birds and her experiences working with bluebirds.

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