R.E.Taylor Conservation Property

The Southern Interior Land Trust (SILT) purchased this 4.9 hectares (12 acres) of seasonally-flooded mature water birch forest in May of 2018.

Situated on the banks of Keremeos Creek near Olalla, between Penticton and Keremeos, the property is a gem of intact streamside Water Birch forest, one of very few remaining in the Okanagan-Similkameen.

It provides habitat for at least five federally-listed species at risk, including the Yellow-breasted Chat, Western Screech Owl and Lewis’s Woodpecker. It is also good habitat for deer, bear, bobcat and badger that travel across the valley, and for rainbow trout in the creek.

The property is named the R.E. Taylor Conservation Property, in honour of Ron Taylor of Winfield, BC, whose dedication and commitment to wildlife conservation in BC has spanned more than half a century. Ron helped to create SILT over 30 years ago, served as its President for many years, and has been on the Board of Directors since the society was formed in 1988.

Watch our video on the construction of a Snake Den on the R.E. Taylor Property. Credit to Lindsay Lalach and Al Peatt (opens in a new TAB)

You can help SILT manage this unique habitat by sponsoring a zone of the property and becoming a

Stewardship Claimstaker

It’s as easy as reviewing the map below, selecting a zone and completing the subscription form below the map. All zone sponsorships begin at $500.00 or an amount over that should you wish to sponsor more. Mousing over and clicking on a Zone will provide more information and let you know if the Zone is already sponsored. Each zone is approximately 1/2 acre in size.
Upon receipt of your sponsorship, we will send you an official income tax receipt along with a property map showing the zone you have sponsored.

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R.E. Taylor Image Map
Zone A1 – Is Sponsored Zone A2 Available Zone A3 Available Zone A4 Available Zone B1 Available Zone B2 Available Zone B3 Available Zone B4 Available Zone C1 Available Zone C2 Available Zone C3 Available Zone C4 Available Zone D1 Available Zone D2 Available Zone D3 Available Zone D4 Available Zone E1 Available Zone E2 Available Zone E3 Available Zone E4 Available Zone F1 Available Zone F2 Available Zone F3 Available Zone F4 Available

Zone A1 – Is Sponsored

This Zone has been sponsored by Gord Wilson

Zone A2 Available

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Zone F4 Available

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Property Stewardship Sponsorship Form
Use this form to fill in the details of your sponsorship of a zone within one of SILT's Conservation Properties.
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Your contribution will go directly towards the management of this unique habitat and its wildlife.