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February 2, 2018 – Okanagan Water Board Urges Ottawa for Commitment on Mussel Prevention  

September 29, 2017 – Okanagan Water Board brings mussel-prevention proposal to B.C. Environment Minister at UBCM  

June 9, 2017 – Okanagan Water Board meeting in Ottawa looks for federal commitment on mussels  

March 30, 2017 – Okanagan Water Board applauds BC mussel prevention program expansion  

February 20, 2017 – With B.C. budget announcement on the way – Okanagan pushes province to make invasive mussels a priority  

News Coverage

February 20, 2018 - Feds respond to questions about actions on invasive mussels   OsoyoosTimes

February 7, 2018 - Water board pushes feds for action on mussels   Kelowna Daily Courier

February 6, 2018 - Feds seen as dragging feet on mussel threat   OsoyoosTimes

February 5, 2018 - Urgent need for federal action on mussels   SunCruiser Media

February 3, 2018 - Are mussels feds' priority?   Castanet

February 2, 2018 - Okanagan Basin Water Board flexes muscle on mussel issue   Beach Radio 1075

November 24, 2017 - OBWB out front on mussel disaster prevention   Vernon Morning Star

November 8, 2017 - Invasive mussel warnings unheeded   Kelowna Capital News

November 3, 2017 - Just 1 in 1,500 boats found to have issue with mussels   Kelowna Daily Courier

September 29, 2017 - Municipal politicians push mussel message   Salmon Arm Observer

September 12, 2017 - Kilo, the mussel-sniffing German Shepherd, has made two interceptions in less than three months on the job   Osoyoos Times

August 25, 2017 - West Kelowna RCMP volunteers doing boat safety checks   InfoNews

August 17, 2017 - Inspections find 15 boats entering BC with adult invasive mussels, 117 boats quarantined   Osoyoos Times

August 17, 2017 - How Vernon RCMP volunteers are protecting us from a new threat - invasive mussels   InfoNews

August 16, 2017 - Water advocates say feds need to do more to prevent invasive mussels from moving into BC   CBC News

August 15, 2017 - Invasive mussels found on 15 boats entering B.C.   Kelowna Capital News

August 15, 2017 - Mussels headed our way   Castanet

August 15, 2017 - Five boats heading to the Okanagan caught with invasive mussels   InfoNews

August 3, 2017 - Report of invasive mussel on trailer in lake false alarm   Kelowna Daily Courier

August 3, 2017 - Combatting mussels spread   Castanet

August 2, 2017 - MP takes on invasive mussels   Vernon Morning Star

June 14, 2017 - Editorial: Avoiding invasive mussels   Summerland Review

June 13, 2017 - OBWB calls on feds to step up efforts to stop mussels   Osoyoos Times

June 9, 2017 - Invasive mussels meeting   Salmon Arm Observer

June 9, 2017 - Feds to look at help prevent invasive mussels   Beach Radio Vernon

June 6, 2017 - Water board preparing for mussels   Summerland Review

May 25, 2017 - Boaters urged to protect waters as mussels move closer to BC   Suncruiser

May 18, 2017 - Don't Move a Mussel - Boaters urged to protects waters as mussels move closer to B.C.   Suncruiser Magazine

May 11, 2017 - Flexing federal mussels   Castanet

April 6, 2017 - More to do in fight against invasive mussels says Water Board   Kelowna Capital News

March 30, 2017 - Dog to sniff out mussels   Castanet

February 28, 2017 - Budget leaves mussel plan unclear   Kiss FM Vernon

February 21, 2017 - Okanagan Basin Water Board pushes province to make invasive mussels a priority   InfoNews Kelowna

February 21, 2017 - Invasive mussels spotted closer to the Okanagan   Kelowna Capital News

February 8, 2017 - Province can do better to fight mussel invasion, water board says   InfoNews Kelowna

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