Park naturalist provides varied program

Wells Gray Park naturalist Brie (Early) Nelson has clarified the schedule of presentations at the Nature House in Clearwater Lake Campground

Wells Gray Park naturalist Brie (Early) Nelson has clarified the schedule of presentations she gives at the Nature House in Clearwater Lake Campground during the summer.

On Wednesdays she talks about Bogs, Bugs, and Bats. This show looks at these three topics both specific to Wells Gray Park as well as interesting related facts from other regions or species.

Thursdays the topic is Wildlife. This show discusses some of the major groups and species of plants and animals found in Wells Gray.

On Fridays Nelson gives a presentation called Introduction to Wells Gray Provincial Park. This show covers the founding of the park, the geological history, some of the attractions and landforms, as well as human history in the area.

Bears are always of interest and are the topic on Saturdays. This show covers black bears and grizzly bears, their biology and social habits, as well as bear safety and conservation.

Sundays are a day of rotating shows. They may be on topics including animal scat and footprints, caribou/moose/wolves and food chain connections, medicinal plants and First Nations in Wells Gray region, etc.

All the shows begin at 7:30 p.m.