June 26, 2020

You will soon likely see some new trail being built near Romantic Ridge, where Hillside Trail swings up and over it. The KNPS and KTS put a lot of time and effort into planning this reroute, and we wanted to share some of the considerations to help park users appreciat...

June 14, 2020

 During the last week of May and the first week of June several members of the Kimberley Nature Park Society naturalist group set out to count the Calypso orchids (Calypso bulbosa) that were blooming at that time. We covered as many trails as possible in the Nature Par...

May 26, 2020


Every spring we look forward to the blooming of our grassland flowers, especially the balsamroot. When the snow is gone and the first crocuses appear, we know that our hillsides and grasslands will soon be ablaze with brilliant yellow balsamroot flowers. 

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May 7, 2020

The Kimberley Nature Park Society has expanded its Interface Fire Committee to work with a group of experts who are planning a significant new logging and thinning initiative to protect the city and its forest to the west from wildfire events.  

 Machinery use...

April 25, 2020

Water hemlock is one of the deadliest poisonous plants in North America. It is important to learn how to identify it visually -- if you mistake water hemlock for a look-alike plant such as water parsnip or sharp-tooth angelica, you can be accidentally poisoned.

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