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Water, film "A River Film" and timbering

Friday, April 20     07:00 PM

Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland Secondary School, 9507 Main Street, Summerland, Summerland Locate on the map

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The Okanagan Similkameen Parks Society (OSPS) announces the invitation to its annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday, April 20th at 7pm in The Centre Stage Theatre, next to Summerland Secondary School, at 9507 Main Street.

This year’s main topic is water. The prestigious international award-winning “A River Film” about the Okanagan Basin will be presented. The film is a documentary about the trans-boundary challenge of managing Osoyoos Lake, and the uses and needs of residents and ecosystems along the lake and the Okanagan River. Displays dealing with timbering, as a critical aspect of hydrology, will also be available.

The AGM will begin with a short meeting, where the financial statements for the prior year will be presented for approval, and where the 2018 Board of Directors will be elected. The AGM is open to the public free of charge, but donations are welcome.

About Okanagan Similkameen Parks Society (OSPS)
The OSPS works to acquire and preserve parklands for the health, recreation, education and natural enjoyment of the public, to seek preservation of habitat for wildlife, and to protect natural biotic areas for scientific study. Formed in 1966, the OSPS has successfully established Cathedral Lakes Park, Conkle Lake Park and Okanagan Mountain Park. In addition, the OSPS has helped to preserve historical trails such as Hudson’s Bay Fur Brigade trail, the Kettle Valley Railroad and more. The OSPS supports and works with other naturalists and conservationists, and all levels of government in its endeavors. The OSPS is registered as a charitable organization in Canada.

Ian Graham, OSPS Director
250-494-8996 / [email protected]