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Posts from the ‘Wildspaces and Ecology’ Category


Clean Fascieux Creek Oct 2

There will be a fall creek cleaning Tuesday, October 02, 2012 3:00 PM-4:30 PM… everyone is invited to come out and join in cleaning up KLO campus’s resident riparian area.

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Clean the Creek April 25th!

Have some fun and make a contribution to the health of Fascieux Creek on the KLO Okanangan campus! Wednesday, April 25, 2012 3:00 PM-4:30 PM. Read more »


Campus Facilities Boast Green Policies

Campus Planning and Facilities Management at Okanagan College is committed to environmentally sustainable maintenance and development.   
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Lunch and Learn: Permaculture: Now and Forever

Lunch and Learn with Gordon Hiebert, B.Comm, PDC, Tuesday November 29 at 12:30pm, in Lecture Theatre the on the Vernon Campus. Permaculture is more than organic gardening, it is a social movement aimed at creating truly sustainable human landscapes and dwellings with a regenerative approach.

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Here’s the Buzzzz on attracting Bees to your Garden!

1.Don’t use pesticides. Most pesticides are not selective. You are killing off the beneficial bugs along with the pests. If you have to use a pesticide, start with the least toxic one and follow the label instructions closely. Read more »


College Creek Clean-up Crew wins Mayor’s Environmental Achievement Award

The City of Kelowna’s Mayor’s Environmental Achievement Awards recognize community memebers and groups making a positive difference in Kelowna.  This year, the Okanagan College KLO campus Creek Clean-up Crew, lead by Angie March, has won the Most Environmentally Dedicated Group award for their fantastic contributions to the Adopt A Stream Program. Read more »