Region takes aim at mussels

Vernon Morning Star – March 9, 2014

Local officials are continuing to urge senior counterparts to join the fight against invasive mussels.

The Regional District of North Okanagan board has been told the Okanagan Basin Water Board is lobbying the provincial and federal governments to inspect B.C.’s borders to prevent the spread of the invasive zebra and quagga mussels.

“There’s been a lot of work done in the U.S. so we don’t need to reinvent the wheel,” said director Juliette Cunningham.

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