The Friends of Bridge Lake is hosting a series of speakers on a variety of subjects of interest to the local community.
- July 5th – Solar Power
Ben Giedici, Riverside Energy Systems, Kamloops, will discuss solar electric systems, how well they work in BC, and give some real life examples of the use of solar systems in the South Cariboo.
- July 12th – Aquatic Invasive Species
Steve Relkov, BC Invasive Plant Council, will give information about the invasive aquatic species that are capable of causing great damage to our lakes and waterways, and how we can prevent them from spreading
- July 26th – Organic Gardening in the Cariboo
Rod Hanneker and Karen Greenwood from CEEDS will talk about successful organic gardening and farming in the South Cariboo
- August 2nd – Fly Fishing in Bridge Lake
Steve Jennings from the Little Fort Fly Fishing store will give a guide to fly fishing in the surrounding lakes and tell us more about insect life in the lakes
- August 9th – All You Need to Know About Docks
Jane Nicol, Director of Resource Authorizations, Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, will give details of the new regulations (October 2016) for docks, and update us on best practices on management of riparian areas on our lakes
- August 16th – The ‘Bear’ Facts About Recycling
Mary Forbes, Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society, will tell all about the normal as well as the weird and wonderful side of recycling your worn out essentials, toys and goodies, as well as how to compost in a bear-safe manner
- August 23rd – History, Culture and Traditions of the Canim Lake Band
Janice Frank, Principal of the Canim Lake Band School, will tell us about the history of First Nations in the area, as well as their current and traditional practices
All events will be held at the Interlakes Community Hall, starting at 7:00 pm. Admission is free.