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Okanagan representatives to meet with province about invasive mussel threat

Osoyoos Times – September 24, 2014 The provincial government will be hearing from representatives of Okanagan regional districts and municipalities this week about the serious threat to local lakes posed by invasive mussels. A meeting is scheduled for Thursday with

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CLSS encourages letter campaign to province to address invasive mussels

The Boundary Sentinel – September 19, 2014 Attached are the letter templates that the Okanagan Basin Water Board sent out. The RDKB did send a letter already back in April. The Okanagan Basin Water Board has sent the attached letters

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Control efforts gain muscle

Vernon Morning Star – June 24, 2014 After two years of calls to the province and federal government to help prevent invasive zebra and quagga mussels from being brought into the valley, the Okanagan Basin Water Board is ramping up

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Join Us – Speak Out on Zebra & Quagga Mussels

Suncruisermedia – June 24, 2014 In an effort to protect Okanagan waters from zebra and quagga mussels, we have launched a “SPEAK OUT!” initiative as part of our Don’t Move A Mussel campaign, urging Okanagan residents to press their MLAs

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Talks muscled with minister

Vernon Morningstar – June 20, 2014 The battle over invasive mussels is being taken straight to the powers-that-be. Regional District of North Okanagan directors are demanding to discuss quagga and zebra mussels with Mary Polak, B.C.’s environment minister, at the

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OBWB turns up heat for senior governments to act on mussel threat

Osoyoos Times – June 11, 2014 The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is turning up the heat in its effort to focus the attention of federal and provincial governments on the threat of invasive zebra and quagga mussels. The OBWB

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Okanagan Basin Water Board Calls for Action

Kelowna Now – June 8, 2014 The Okanagan Basin Water Board will again launch a campaign this summer to press for action on invasive zebra mussels that could threaten Okanagan waters. The Board has begun the “Speak out!” campaign, which

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Water Board Launches Campaign – Urges Okanagan Residents to Press for Action on Zebra Mussels

Kelowna, B.C. – After two years of calls to the province and federal government to help prevent invasive zebra and quagga mussels from being brought into Okanagan and B.C., the Okanagan Basin Water Board and its Okanagan WaterWise program are

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