Milfoil growing like a weed

April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016 – Castanet

Bill Ferguson is fed up with the proliferation of noxious weeds around the front of his complex next to Gyro Beach on Watt Road.

Ferguson says the nefarious Eurasian milfoil weed, abundant in parts of Okanagan Lake, is getting worse, instead of better. This despite efforts by the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) to control the plant.

“When I moved here about 11 years ago, there were no weeds in front — it was nothing but sand,” said Ferguson.

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