Strathcona Wilderness Institute

Help Connect Some Lost & Found!

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The Lost & Found box at the Wilderness Centre is starting to fill up! Top ten found items:
#1: glasses/sunglasses
#2: hats
#3: water bottles/cups

#s 4 through 10: mallet (?), key to bike lock, plastic whistle, gray tshirt, khaki bikini, waist strap from backpack

Some of these found items may have sentimental value! so please contact the Wilderness Centre at 250-650-4304 if you can claim any of the items below:
Left, top to bottom: plastic frame sunglasses; reflective lens sunglasses ; sunglasses w/filigree pattern on plastic arms; Right, top to bottom: brown/bronze frame sunglasses; reading glasses; prescription glasses.
Left, top to bottom: child’s sunhat; brown ballcap w/binocular graphic on top; Right ,top to bottom: black ballcap; beige ballcap.
Left to right: gray plastic water bottle; plastic travel cup w/photos & caption “Merry Christmas Dave Love Hayley & Paige”; metal Kleen Kanteen w/lettering “Glenwright”.

Several items have recently been reported lost but have not been turned in to the Wilderness Centre:
small purple wallet with cards
green & black Thermarest
clip-on sunglasses
wallet on Circlet Lake trail

Older lost items include:
Leatherman tool at Croteau Lake
kids moccassins
red baseball cap
white ballcap
Canon SD camera, silver inside black case
‘Iron Cross’ sunglasses

Some of these items may have been turned in to Mount Washington Resort which has a lost & found at their Alpine Lodge: phone # for Security there is 250-334-5753.

By the way it was a beautiful day (again!) up at Paradise Meadows – a bit cool in the morning but sunny & warm later – and the bugs are all gone! Lots of blue king gentian are blooming in the meadows as well as the cotton-grass, great burnet & Sitka burnet. The most recent black bear sighting is of one cub near Lake Helen Mackenzie on Tues. Aug. 24.

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