OBWB warns against invasive mussel species during COVID-19

Don't forget about mussels John Lawless - May 14, 2020 / 11:15 am | Story: 300019 Photo: Contributed The Okanagan Basin Water Board wants to make sure the fight against zebra and quagga mussels doesn't get lost amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The board hopes the pandemic...

War on water weeds deemed an essential service

RON SEYMOUR Apr 7, 2020 Updated 8 hrs ago The winter-time de-rooting of Eurasian milfoil has ended but the summertime program, which involves the trimming the tops of the lake weeds, will continue despite the COVID-19 pandemic.File Weed-control efforts in...

OLWQS postpones water testing program due to COVID-19 Pandemic

OLWQS is postponing its annual Osoyoos Lake water testing program (that includes the hunt for invasive species such Zebra and Quagga mussels), until further notice. This development is a result of health-safety issues surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic and directives...

Winners Uncork the Sun at @ OLWQS 2020 fundraiser

Kudos to the winners of our 2020 Fundraising Wine Raffle. (l-r) Angela Jackson and Susan Goldsmith were delighted with their good luck as they walked away with more than two cases of Okanagan wine. Special thanks to the many wonderful Oliver-Osoyoos wineries who...

Huge turnout for fundraiser

Thank you to all our volunteers, donors and supporters who helped make our annual beer 'n burger fundraiser a total success. View Post There were numerous door prizes, fantabulous live and silent auction items, great music and wonderful service & food from our...

Wines are popular at fundraiser

A few of the fine south Okanagan wines that will be auction off at our annual fundraiser Saturday, January 25 at Sage Pub 5-8 PM. Many thanks to Hidden Chapel, Intersection and CC Jentsch for supporting our important environmental activities involving Osoyoos Lake. As...

Osoyoos’ United Church Dorcas Unit donates to OLWQS

Birgit Arnstein (2nd from right) accepted the donation on behalf of the OLWQS Board of Directors. Photo Credit: Iain Fraser Many thanks to the hard working volunteers of the United Church Dorcas Unit, Osoyoos for their kind donation of $1,000 to the Osoyoos Lake Water...