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Dawn Machin

Dawn Machin Biologist – Fish Water Management Tool, Okanagan Nation Alliance Dawn Machin is a member of the Okanagan Indian Band, part of the Okanagan (Syilx) Nation. She holds a BSc from the University of British Columbia. After receiving her

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Richard Bussanich

Richard Bussanich has served the Sylix People, and Okanagan community as a biologist of ONA’s salmon reintroduction program. The “Cause to come back” of Salmon will forever be etched in his professional and life story. The sharing and learning of

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Tessa Terbasket

Tessa Terbasket is a talented young Syilx woman who has been instrumental in empowering, challenging and encouraging Syilx youth to become more involved in water. She has an undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary studies at UBC Vancouver, concentrating in Indigenous Studies,

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Federal funds flow to Okanagan helping ensure water sustainability

Kelowna, B.C. – The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has secured a $397,000 grant through the federal Gas Tax Fund, helping better understand the water needs in a region known for its water challenges and Canada’s largest population growth. The

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Penticton council highlights

Jnuary 30, 2016 – Castanet

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Middle Vernon Creek Decision Support System – Tutorial

PDF Link: https://www.obwb.ca/newsite/wp-content/uploads/11_MVC_DSS_Tutorial_20140502.pdf Summary: The Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) is currently in its second year of a five-year study that includes development of a water management plan for MVC. A key component of the plan is an analysis of the


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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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