What We Do

SCHOOL PROGRAMS

The southern interior of British Columbia has one of the highest concentrations of at-risk species in Canada. One-quarter of the red-listed (endangered) vertebrates are found here, as well as at least 100 at-risk plant species and nearly 300 rare insects and spiders. Saving the region’s threatened habitats is vital to conserving the province's rich biological diversity.

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School Tours

Each year the Osoyoos Desert Society provides educational tours to hundreds of students. Elementary through post-secondary classes are able to explore and learn about the local environment during specially-themed guided tours. Programs also include a chance to visit the hands-on displays in the interpretive building. 

Free programs for School District 53 classes are
made possible thanks to on-going funding from Fortis BC.