Strathcona Wilderness Institute

Lake Beautiful & Lichens


For the upcoming weekend, a hike to Lake Beautiful is on the schedule, with Marie Maccagno of the Comox District Mountaineering Club. Meet at 8 a.m on Saturday August 10th at the Wilderness Centre for this 8 hr., 20 km hike. Pre-register at coordinator(at)strathconapark(dot)org

Lake Beautiful

Lake Beautiful

On Sunday August 11th at 1 p.m. join Register Professional Forester Margaret Symon to explore lichens & other plants on her ‘Post-Gutbuster: Lichen Meadows Tour’. All ages are welcome on this entertaining Nature Walk.

For all SWI activities: dress for the weather, wear proper footwear, bring lunch or snacks, water, bug spray and sun protection. No pets please on SWI nature walks & hikes unless otherwise noted. SWI programs are free, although a donation of $5 –10 is appreciated to help with the Institute’s ongoing activities. All programs start at the Wilderness Centre at Paradise Meadows.

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