All welcome to Dutch Creek Hoodoos celebration
Upgraded trail and new interpretive signage featured
On Saturday, May 5, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is inviting the community to a special event at the Dutch Creek Hoodoos Conservation Area in Fairmont Hot Springs.
This event is to celebration spring and officially open the upgraded trail and interpretive signs that were installed in 2017.
Originally scheduled for last August, this event had to be postponed due to the wildfires. The Nature Conservancy of Canada is pleased to be able to host this event as spring comes to the valley and to recognize the organizations and individuals who helped us enhance the visitor experience and better protect the conservation area’s sensitive habitats.
The event will run from 10 a.m. to noon, with short remarks from NCC staff starting at 10:30, followed by a brief guided nature walk. Visitors are encouraged to bring binoculars and help contribute to Global Big Day, a worldwide one-day bird count, which occurs this year on May 5.
The Dutch Creek Hoodoos Conservation Area parking lot is located off Westside Road, on the Fairmont Hot Springs end. Please park in the lot for The Nature Trust of BC’s Hoodoos property and follow the trail to NCC’s Dutch Creek Hoodoos Conservation Area.)
The Nature Conservancy of Canada is the nation’s leading land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962, NCC and its partners have helped to protect more than 2.8 million acres (1.1 million hectares), coast to coast. More than one quarter of these acres are in British Columbia.
Lead image: The new interpretative sign at DCH. Photo by NCC
Submitted Lesley Marian Neilson, Communications and Engagement Manager, BC Region, Nature Conservancy of Canada