Invasive clams found in Shuswap Lake

Salmon Arm News Invasive Asian clams found in Shuswap Lake John Lawless - Salmon Arm News Sep 16, 2020 / 4:23 pm | Story: 310800 Photo: Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society Asian clams Invasive Asian clam populations have been found in two locations of Shuswap...

OBWB endorses Okanagan Lake Water Management Concerns

Okanagan Lake water management concerns endorsed by water board By BARRY GERDING, Lake Country Calendar Water board offers initial support for Peachland council’s call to review water level policies A call by Peachland council for a review of the current lake level...

BC gov’t says no to extra funding to stop invasive mussels

No extra money for mussel funding says government Ron Seymour Jul 9, 2020 Osoyoos Mayor Sue McKortoff A pandemic-related ated request to expand a boat inspection program aimed at stopping invasive mussels at B.C’s borders has been rejected by the provincial...

B.C. conservation officers are on the lookout for Invasive Mussels

B.C. conservation officers are on the lookout for this invasive species this summer The province estimates that the potential economic impact of these invasive mussels to hydropower, agricultural irrigation, municipal water supplies and recreational boating could...

OASISS Launches new Zebra & Quagga Mussel video

Penticton Invasive species group launches educational video series on the dangers of zebra, quagga mussels in Okanagan Video shows risk of mussels Chelsea Powrie - Jun 11, 2020 / 11:03 am | Story: 302499 Contributed OASISS The Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species...

Love Our Lake posters adorn Osoyoos main streets

Kudos to the Town of Osoyoos for braving the inclement weather this week to install our "Love Our Lake" banners around Osoyoos. We believe it is important to remind both residents and visitors to our gorgeous town, that everyone needs to be vigilant in order to keep...

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...