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Okanagan #1 Destination for Mussel-Infested Watercraft: OBWB

As the number one destination for invasive mussel-infested watercraft in B.C., the Okanagan Basin Water Board is once again calling on the province to...

B.C. Launches Invasive Mussel Defence Program

The Province of British Columbia has launched its Invasive Mussel Defence Program to prevent harmful zebra and quagga mussels from hitching a boat ride and...

Okanagan Water Board Urges Province to Continue Invasive Mussel Fight

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) wants to ensure the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t sideline efforts to protect B.C. waters from invasive zebra and quagga mussels...

Saskatchewan Releases New Aquatic Invasive Species Strategy

The Government of Saskatchewan’s new Aquatic Invasive Species Strategy was introduced by Environment Minister Dustin Duncan at the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation’s (SWF) annual convention...

No Invasive Mussels Found in Saskatchewan Waters in 2019

The results are in, and the news is good: the Government of Saskatchewan’s monitoring program detected no invasive mussels in 123 waterbodies sampled throughout...

Okanagan Water Board Renews Call for Stronger Invasive Mussel Regulations

The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) is calling for additional regulations to further protect B.C. waters from invasive mussels. “Until we know we are in...

No Invasive Mussels Detected in Saskatchewan Waters in 2018

The Government of Saskatchewan concluded its 2018 invasive mussel monitoring program with no confirmed findings of invasive mussels in 121 waterbodies sampled throughout the...

BC Screens for Quagga and Zebra Mussels

British Columbia inspected a record 24,500 watercraft for quagga and zebra mussels in the 2016 boating season. The inspections were run under the Clean Drain...

All Hands on Deck to Keep Invasive Species Out of Alberta

A report by the Alberta Water Council (AWC) recommends seven ways in which Alberta can improve its management of aquatic invasive species (AIS). AIS...

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