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Water Board Given 5-Year Go-Ahead for Okanagan Milfoil Control

Working with the Province of B.C., the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has been  given a five-year  agreement for milfoil control on Okanagan Lakes, ensuring improved work flow for the program. The OBWB has been responsible for  control of invasive

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Water board given five year go-ahead for Okanagan milfoil control

InfoTel Multimeda – July 17, 2013 Kelowna, BC – Working with the Province of BC, the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has been given a five-year agreement for milfoil control on Okanagan Lakes, ensuring improved work flow for the program.

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Eurasian Watermilfoil

Reports: BC Ministry of Environment, Land and Parks – December 1991 Evaluation of the Socio-Economic Benefits of the Okanagan Valley Eurasian Watermilfoil Control Program (2MB PDF) Web Links: Eurasian watermilfoil in British Columbia Eurasian watermilfoil in Canada Eurasian watermilfoil distribution


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Council backs milfoil control

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What We Do

The current Eurasian watermilfoil control program, methods, machinery and techniques were developed by the BC Ministry of Environment in cooperation with OBWB staff. Several factors were considered during program development, including environmental concerns, public acceptability of control methods, effectiveness of


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About Eurasian Watermilfoil

Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) is a rooted submersed plant inhabiting the shallow waters of lakes in British Columbia and other parts of North America. The species is said to have been introduced from Eurasia in the late nineteenth century, likely


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Mussel could stop control of milfoil weed

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Mussel could stop weed control

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Ecology approves treatment of milfoil by Weed Board in Lake Osoyoos

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Frozen Osoyoos Lake freezes out OBWB milfoil clearing efforts

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