BC Nature is the umbrella organization for naturalists and other conservation-oriented clubs in the province. Its mandate, ” To know nature and keep it worth knowing”, focuses on conservation and natural-history education throughout BC. In cooperation with SOSCP Partners, and working through the three local clubs: the South Okanagan Naturalists, Oliver-Osoyoos Naturalists, and Vermilion Forks Field Naturalists; BC Nature acts to protect significant ecosystems in the South Okanagan and Similkameen valleys. These local clubs carry out a wide variety of public education projects including running numerous field trips for all ages, participating in the annual Meadowlark Festival and are active in supporting conservation of wildlife habitat.