Posts from September 2015

Hidden Gem: Chichester Wetland Park

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 5:00 PM by City of Kelowna Parks

Nestled in the heart of the Rutland Community, Chichester Wetland Park is a textbook example of a small remnant wetland. Wetlands are extremely rare in the arid Okanagan environment, comprising only about .02 per cent of the land base. They provide important wildlife habitat, help to prevent flooding and remove pollutants from water.

Hidden Gem: Kasugai Garden Park

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 4:24 PM by City of Kelowna Parks

Kasugai Gardens
Kasugai Garden Park, photos by @okinstababy 

Kasugai Garden Park, photos by @okinstababy  In downtown Kelowna, when the crowds are bustling and the cars are honking and you just need a place to escape and gather your thoughts, consider Kasugai Garden Park a downtown sanctuary. Located within a walled enclosure not obvious from adjacent streets, it represents a tranquil oasis in the busy downtown core.