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Acrylic on canvas
36 by 24
This painting was inspired by the Mountain Sage Plant that grows around Nicola Lake. NicolaLake is a glacially formed narrow, deep lake located in the South-Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada.
Grasslands and shrub-steppe – what makes the Okanagan the true “wild west” – it’s the rolling hillsides and benches of bunchgrass and shrubs such as antelope-brush and sagebrush. Grasslands are one of the most unique types of habitat in the. province – covering only about 1% of B.C. We have lost
considerable tracts of grasslands in our region. Healthy grassland soils are covered with a crust of lichens and mosses which helps prevent soil erosion. Wildlife of concern associated with grasslands include:
California Bighorn Sheep