May 2024 Newsletter

This past month, Friends of the South Slopes wrapped up a successful AGM! Learn about the highlights including re-elected board members, awards, and updates on our volunteer efforts. Many thanks to Brad Wright for his 15+ years of service on the board!!! Read the May 2024 Newsletter.

Notice of 2024 Annual General Meeting

Join us for the 2024 Annual General Meeting!Date: April 17thLocation: Robert Hobson Environmental Education Centre, 2363A Springfield Rd, Kelowna (maps link) Time: Social at 6:30pm with the meeting to begin promptly at 7:00pm Learn about our past year’s triumphs and challenges, and our exciting vision for thefuture!  This isn’t just a meeting; it’s a celebration of community, nature, and progress. …

March 2024 Newsletter

Our first newsletter of 2024! In memoriam, Penny wrote a piece about Nick Fiorante, one of the FOSS directors from 2005-2009. Also, important announcements from the BC Wildfire Service regarding upcoming controlled burnings in the park. Save the date for our AGM, April 17th, 2024! And more! Download the March 2024 Newsletter

December 2023 Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter for the annual review and letter from our President Cam Kourany, a full recap of all the incredible work our volunteer Trail Crew completed in 2023 (you won’t believe it!); an introduction to our new Membership platform; and our upcoming Social Media efforts. Download the December 2023 Newsletter here

October 2023 Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter for recent trail maintenance updates for Myra Canyon, Earring Trail, Bullwinkle Trail, and Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park to see the incredible work of our Trail Maintenance Crew; our thoughts and relevant information on the 2023 McDougall Creek Wildfire; some new land acquisitions by BC Parks; and the recent addition of 3 new FOSS Board Members. …

August 2023 Newsletter

This August marks 20 years since the 2003 Okanagan Mountain Park Fire. In this month’s newsletter, come see how the land has recovered since then and read perspectives from members of our community who were present at the time! Download it here.

June 2023 Newsletter

Learn about the upcoming Race Classic and Earring Trails changes in Myra-Bellevue Park and other great news! Download it here.

April 2023 Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter to learn about what happened at our AGM and our upcoming plans for this year.. Download it here.

Kelowna’s South Slopes has fierce defenders

J.P. Squire of Kelowna’s The Daily Courier recently wrote an engaging article about FOSS, our history, and our taking over from the Myra Canyon Trestle Restoration Society. See below for an image of the article, or download a PDF version.

Feb 2023 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is out and contains information about our upcoming AGM. Download it here.