Water Board Launches Campaign Calling for Action on Mussel Prevention

Columbia Basin Bulletin – June 13, 2014

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 British Columbia, the Okanagan Basin Water Board and its Okanagan WaterWise program are ramping up efforts.

As of this week the local government agency, responsible for providing leadership on water issues that span the valley, has launched a “Speak out!” initiative, inviting Okanagan residents to go to www.DontMoveAMussel.ca and write to their MLA and their MP and urge action.

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