Monthly Archives: February 2013

Nicola Naturalists contribute to Kentucky-Alleyne Provincial Park toadlet study – Report now available

Volunteers from the Nicola Naturalist Society contributed to a study last summer (2012) of the migration of newly-emerged toadlets at Kentucky-Alleyne Provincial Park near Merritt. Hundreds of Western Toads lay their eggs in West Pond in the park and by … Continue reading

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Merritt Christmas Bird Count Results – 16 December 2012

The 14th annual Merritt Christmas Bird Count was held on 16 December 2012 in excellent weather. We set a new record of participants with 26 people in the field and three feeder watchers. Thanks everyone! And special thanks to Katharine … Continue reading

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“Eradication of High Risk Invasives in the Thompson Drainage” by Steve Maricle. Thursday 21st February 2013, 7 PM – NVIT lecture theatre

“A lake a day for as long as you stay” – that’s the commonly-used description of the area around Merritt. Lakes and other wetlands are essential features of local ecosystems, cherished recreational areas and important to our tourist industry. But … Continue reading

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