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Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:30 AM
Morning begins with the clattering, whirring sounds of tools and mechanical equipment ringing out across the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) campus on the edge of the Okanagan valley.
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.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:15 AM
Visitors will soon have more camping opportunities in the Okanagan, with the construction of 55 new campsites, in time for the upcoming camping season.
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.
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.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:45 AM
The Province is expanding its fight against invasive mussels with a $1.3-million boost toward early detection and rapid response.
Friday, April 11, 2014 11:45 AM
The Province is providing $275,000 to WildSafeBC to reduce the number of human-wildlife conflicts, keeping people and animals safe.