Property Number: 2
Size: 50 acres
Aquisition Date: 1998
Purpose: Habitat Preservation
Management Agency: SILT
Property Description: This 50 acre property was purchased in 1998 by the ORWHFS and includes several different Similkameen Valley habitats. It is located just west of Keremeos.
The property includes Similkameen River frontage with black cottonwoods and it provides access to steep upland Crown lands which are habitat for California bighorn sheep, goats, deer and rattlesnakes.
The property includes not only a typical dry, open, rocky hillside, dotted with sagebrush, cactus and pine trees, but also a spring-fed year-round creek.