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Friday, May 31, 2019 12:15 PM
British Columbia’s Invasive Mussel Defence Program is launching into its fifth season of protecting B.C. waterways from invasive zebra and quagga mussels.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 3:40 PM
British Columbia is focusing on preventing invasive mussels from entering the province by opening two new invasive mussel inspections stations near the border at Yahk and Midway, and extending the hours of all inspection stations throughout the province.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:30 AM
As boating season approaches, the B.C. government is once again adding to its arsenal in the fight to keep B.C. invasive mussel free by adding two new inspection stations, expanding inspection hours and the inspection operating season, more than doubling the number of inspectors, increasing public education, expanding scientific lake monitoring and providing Canada’s first multi-purpose mussel-sniffing dog.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 7:00 AM
The B.C. government is providing $13,500 to the Regional District of Central Okanagan to help manage invasive plants in the Okanagan.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 9:30 AM
Through the Province’s expanded Invasive Mussel Defence Program, crews have inspected a record 24,500 watercraft for invasive quagga and zebra mussels this boating season, helping B.C. to remain free of invasive mussels.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 11:00 AM
The Province is closing angling on Windy Lake and Little Windy Lake in an effort to prevent the spread of yellow perch to other parts of the Nicola River system. The closure begins on July 9, 2016.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 2:35 PM
Following a successful pilot program last year, Premier Christy Clark announced a $2 million boost to the province’s invasive mussel defence program that will see eight permanent mussel inspection stations installed at major entry points along B.C.’s borders.
Thursday, September 3, 2015 3:45 PM
B.C.’s new invasive mussel defence teams have made great strides patrolling highways throughout the province, searching for tiny molluscs on transported watercraft.