An alternative for Okanagan mud boggers

Lake Country Calendar / Kelowna Capital News / Vernon Morningstar – November 16, 2017

Greater Vernon Water is optimistic over a solution to discourage mud boggers using reservoirs on the Aberdeen Plateau as their personal playgrounds.

The creation of 14-campsites on the north side of the Grizzly Reservoir accompanied by a mud pit for 4X4ers, greater enforcement of Forest and Range Practices Act regulations, fencing around the reservoir and kiosk information stations has so far spawned positive results.

Speaking to the water stewardship committee last week, water quality manager Renee Clark said the hope is the measures taken will end what had become an overnight camping “gong show” dating back to 1996.

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