Remaining Okanagan wetlands need protection

Kelowna Capital News – October 27, 2013

In a sense, we’re all guilty of destroying wetlands, habitat for a myriad of often-endangered species in the Okanagan.

After all, Kelowna’s downtown area used to be all wetlands, as did much of the property for miles around Mission Creek, where the land is now farmed and the creek has been channelled away in a ditch to prevent it from inundating acres of land during its peak runoff each spring.

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