Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 11:30 AM
Pilot projects are officially underway in two regional parks in the District of Lake Country.
One of the pilot projects allows dogs to be off-leash in Kopje Regional Park, while the other allows dogs on-leash on trails within Kaloya Regional Park. Dogs are not allowed on the beach area of either park. Until this trial, neither of the two regional parks has allowed dogs within park boundaries. The pilot projects provide more dog-friendly access options and run during the slower off-season...
Posted on Monday, October 25, 2021 08:28 AM
Halloween can be a particularly stressful time for your family canine companions. There are steps you can take to help reduce any negative impact from all the activity around the event.
While trick and treating is underway in neighbourhoods Central Okanagan Dog Control Services recommends that dog owners keep their pets indoors. It’s not unusual at this time of year for it to receive a few reports of dogs being frightened and running out into streets, where they could be accidentally injured by passing...
Posted on Friday, October 22, 2021 12:07 PM
A portion of Mission Creek Greenway Regional Park will be closed next week to complete flood-related streambank repairs.
Monday, October 25 through Friday, October 29, 600 metres of the recreational trail will be closed to visitors between the Cedars and Smoothing Stones bridges, upstream from the Hollywood Road parking lot and trail entrance.
During the closure, a temporary vehicle access that was used earlier this year will be removed and new trees and shrubs will be planted in the vicinity of...
Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2021 09:51 AM
With the latest outdoor public health guidelines, Mission Creek Regional Park is preparing to host a COVID-safe Spooktacular Pumpkin Walk!
Here's how you can once again take part in this free, family-friendly event:
1) Drop off your carved pumpkin at the EECO on either Friday, October 29, 1 to 4 p.m. or Saturday, October 30, 12 to 3 p.m. (please use an LED light in your jack-o-lantern)
2) On Saturday, October 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. wear your Halloween costume and...
Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 03:22 PM
Once Halloween is over and you no longer need that jack o lantern for decoration, there are several options to give your pumpkin a whole new life.
The Regional District Waste Reduction Office encourages you to toss your pumpkin in your backyard compost bin for great results come spring.
“Pumpkins are high in nitrogen, making them the perfect material to add to your backyard compost bin,” says Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart. “If you chop your pumpkin up into small pieces and add some fall...