Okanagan: Three wetland restoration initiatives set to motion

September 12, 2014

Kelowna Capital News – September 12, 2014

The Okanagan Wetlands Strategy the Okanagan Basin Water Board is overseeing will foster three projects intended to improve or restore wetlands before March, members of the Water Stewardship Council were told Thursday.

It’s a highly ambitious target as the project has only moved from the data collection phase to the action phase a week ago, leaving just over six months to identify the projects to tackle and complete the mission.

“Those projects will probably be some of the simpler ones were there are partners in place who are ready to go,” said Jillian Tamblyn, of Water’s Edge Consulting, the contractor spearheading this phase.

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