Homestretch naturalist, Brian Keating, takes a trip through Mount Revelstoke National Park.

http://www.cbc.ca/homestretch/columnists/wildlife/2015/07/13/brian-keating-in-mt-revelstoke-national-park/

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The red paintbrush and white valerian carpeted much of the alpine.

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The Okanagon dry forest still had a few flowering plants blooming even though any spring moisture had long left the soil. This is the profoundly beautiful Mariposa lily Brian photographed just a few days ago.

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Hiking the subalpine trails in Mt Revelstoke National Park.  This early July flower abundance is fully 4 weeks ahead of schedule this year! The lupines in the foreground were in full bloom.