No Invasive Clams found at Legion Beach

No Invasive Clams found at Legion Beach

Great news - OLWQS volunteers Dave Kumka and Adrian Cwikowski conducted thorough sample testings for invasive clams at Legion Beach and found none. IMPACT & RISKS Invasive clams can rapidly reproduce with densities reaching 10,000 per square meter They can...

OLWQS volunteers trained to find Invasive Clams

OLWQS volunteers trained to find Invasive Clams

Volunteers from the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society were trained this week at Legion Beach in Osoyoos on how to conduct shoreline surveys to look for invasive clams by the Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society (OASISS). Infestations of these...

Did you know that slow-speed boating makes the largest wakes?

Did you know that slow-speed boating makes the largest wakes?

The Size Of Your Wake MATTERS! Many lake goers enjoy spending time taking part in boating activities. While boaters may be aware of rules, regulations, safety, etiquette, and possibly green boating practices, they may not be aware of how boat wake can affect our...

New signage for Research Pontoon Boat

New signage for Research Pontoon Boat

Directors of the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society proudly show off the new signage on the exterior of the Pontoon cover that protects boat from the elements and bird droppings.Left to right are: Dave Kumka, Maxine Boxwell and Barb Chipperfield.

OLWQS elects new slate of Directors for 2021-22

OLWQS elects new slate of Directors for 2021-22

“This past year was like no other for our Society,” says Birgit Arnstein, President, OLWQS. “We adhered to all the health and safety protocols, and managed our communications via email and telephone calls.  And, while we were not able to conduct any of our fund...

OLWQS AGM moved to Sonora Centre Fri July 16

OLWQS AGM moved to Sonora Centre Fri July 16

UPDATE RE: LOCATION OF AGM JULY 16   The Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society (OLWQS) is holding its Annual General Meeting on Friday, July 16, 2021   Annual General Meeting (AGM)   Time: Friday, July 16 @ 11AM   Where: Sonora Centre (Open to the...

Yellow Fish Painting cancelled due to warm weather

Yellow Fish Painting cancelled due to warm weather

  Due to the warm weather conditions we are currently experiencing, the OLWQS's Board of Directors has decided to postpone its annual Yellow Fish Painting of the Town of Osoyoos' storm water grates.   The event was originally scheduled for Sunday July 11th, beginning...

Invasive Yellow Clams found in Central Kootenay

  Invasive Yellow Clams Found in Central Kootenay Region Highlight Importance of Clean Drain Dry Published June 30, 2021 The Province of BC’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (MOE) has confirmed that live invasive Asian...