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Flexing federal mussels

Castanet – May 11, 2017 While many people are worried at the moment about too much water in the Okanagan Valley, there are also concerns about the future of area lakes – in particular the threat of zebra and quagga

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Okanagan water board wants federal Liberals to pony up for invasive mussel fight

January 14, 2016 – InfoNews.ca The new Liberal government in Ottawa has promised to spend billions in new infrastructure money and the Okanagan Basin Water Board would love to see some of it used in the fight against invasive mussels

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OBWB appeals to new federal government for help to keep invasive mussels out of Pacific Northwest

January 20, 2016 – Osoyoos Times The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is appealing to the new federal government to step up efforts to prevent the spread of invasive mussels to the Okanagan and the Pacific Northwest. Doug Findlater, OBWB

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Letter to Editor – OBWB urges feds to stop mussel spread

January 20, 2016 – Kelowna Capital News

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Board asks Ottawa to flex muscles on mussels

January 17, 2016 – Vernon Morning Star Ottawa is being pressured to stop the potential invasion of mussels in the Okanagan. The Okanagan Basin Water Board has written a letter to several ministers in the new Liberal government about the

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Water board urges MPs to join mussel fight

January 16, 2016 – Okanagan Saturday The Okanagan Basin Water Board is rallying federal politicians to get involved in the fight against invasive mussels. “We are extremely concerned about the need for action to prevent invasive zebra and quagga mussels

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Feds urged to flex mussels

January 15, 2016 – Castanet The feds need to step up to prevent invasive mussels from entering the Pacific Northwest. That sentiment comes from the Okanagan Basin Water Board in an open letter to several federal ministers, including new Fisheries Minister Hunter

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Election 2015: Roll with the changes—make your politicians help

September 18, 2015 – Kelowna Capital news

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