Why is Osoyoos Lake Important?
- The lake is home to a large variety of aquatic life and several endangered species
- It is is a crucial waterway for the Columbia River salmon run
- It supplies water for our homes, businesses, agriculture, and recreation
- It's the number one attraction in Osoyoos for residents and visitors
The lake has its own ecosystem. Insects, fish, predators, lakeshore vegetation – even things like temperature and oxygen content, are inter-related. Take out one tiny part of it and the entire balance is upset, creating a ‘domino’ effect. With an increase in population and development, it is everyone’s responsibility to ensure nothing is done to harm its already vulnerable waters and surrounding aquifers.
Osoyoos Lake Appreciation Day
Saturday May 21, 2016 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM @ Gyro Park
Presented by the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society
- Opening: Chief Clarence Louie, Mayor Sue McKortoff & Arnie Marchand
- Keynote Speaker: Anna Warwick Sears
- OLWQS 25th Anniversary Cake
- Music by Route 33
- Viewing of OLWQS Boat and water sampling equipment
- Kids Zone Play Area