Powered by

Conservation area adds 126 hectares near Osoyoos

Dec 28, 2020 - The Canadian Press

The Nature Conservancy of Canada, a private, non-profit conservation agency, announced the addition of 126 hectares (311 acres) to the Sage and Sparrow Conservation Area along the Canada-U.S. border on Dec. 15.

Roughly 30 minutes west of Osoyoos, the conservation area now encompasses over 1,500 hectares (3,750 acres) of rare grasslands and interior Douglas-fir forest at the confluence of the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys. This area is within the traditional territories of the Syilx (Ok...