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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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Karilyn Alex

Karilyn Alex is a Fisheries biologist with the Okanagan Nation Alliance Fisheries Department. She completed a technical diploma in fisheries from BCIT, and was employed as a fisheries technician and river rafting guide while working toward a Bachelor of Science

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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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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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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 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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