Officials targeted over mussel risk

Vernon Morningstar – April 2, 2014

Okanagan residents are being rallied to fight invaders.

The Okanagan Basin Water Board decided Tuesday to consider ways of allowing residents to express concerns about the risk of zebra and quagga mussels to federal and provincial officials.

“Our MLAs need countless correspondence from constituents,” said director Toby Pike at a meeting in Coldstream. “This is a nerve issue for people in the valley. They really don’t want this to happen.”

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