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Property purchase allows wetlands project at Okanagan Falls waste water treatment plant to proceed

March 11, 2016 – InfoNews.ca The Regional District Okanagan Similkameen is planning to “polish” sewage effluent on piece of property adjacent to the Okanagan Falls wastewater treatment plant as approval for purchase of a $195,000 acreage known as the McCall

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Wetlands talk and your

February 7, 2016 – Kelowna Daily Courier

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Protecting wetlands

Castanet – November 8, 2014 The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) held a joint news conference Friday at Fascieux Creek Wetland in Kelowna. The groups welcomed new funding from Environment Canada towards Phase 1 of

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Okanagan Wetlands Benefit From Funds and Strong Partnerships

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) held a joint news conference today at Fascieux Creek Wetland in Kelowna, welcoming new funding from Environment Canada towards Phase 2 of the Okanagan Wetlands Strategy

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$100,000 Funding Announced for Okanagan Wetlands

Kelowna Now – November 7, 2014 Environment Canada is funding two years of wetland restoration and rehabilitation in the Okanagan.    

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Okanagan Wetlands get $100,000 in funding

Global Okanagan – November 7, 2014 Thanks to Environment Canada, Okanagan Wetlands took in $100,000 for the second phase of their strategy. The announcement on Friday came from the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA).

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Work starts to save wetlands

Kelowna Daily Courier – November 7, 2014 Valley wetlands are getting some much-needed attention after a century of neglect.

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Restoration project launched for McLauchlan Lake, above Peachland

Kelowna Capital News – October 29, 2014 The first wetland restoration is underway as a result of the Okanagan Wetland Strategy. The last posts to fence off McLachlan Lake or Slough, as it is colloquially referred to by those who

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Okanagan Wetlands Strategy

The Okanagan Wetlands Strategy is a three-phase effort to re-establish wetland ecosystems. Wetlands are areas that hold water either temporarily or permanently. Some types of wetlands are sloughs, ponds, marshes, swamps and bogs. They are rare habitats in the dry


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Okanagan: Three wetland restoration initiatives set to motion

Kelowna Capital News – September 12, 2014 The Okanagan Wetlands Strategy the Okanagan Basin Water Board is overseeing will foster three projects intended to improve or restore wetlands before March, members of the Water Stewardship Council were told Thursday. It’s

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Wetlands projects gets $160,000 in funding

Kelowna Capital News – July 12, 2013 Funding was approved for a trio of Okanagan Basin Water Board projects to lay the groundwork for a comprehensive water data collection program and valley-wide wetlands strategy.

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Wetlands Strategy and Stream Monitoring Efforts Receive $160,000 in Funding

Funding was approved for a trio of Okanagan Basin Water Board projects to lay the groundwork for a comprehensive water data collection program and valley-wide wetlands strategy. “Good water management begins with good water measurement. The first step in preparing

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