Clear-cuts and Droughts, Wildfires

Do clear-cuts contribute to droughts and wildfires? These images are from Sentinel Hub satellite imagery captured on July 16, 2021. The first image shows the clear-cuts and the overlay (after) is Sentinel’s Moisture Index band showing the relative moisture of...

Free-range Cattle in Watersheds

Summerland resident, and PWPA member Charles Parkhurst is vocal about the damage to the water supply caused by free range cattle. There are numerous problems with free-range cattle – from increased e-coli and nitrogen in drinking water caused by cow feces and...

Peachland ForestMarch 2021 a Great Success!

 More than 40 people showed up in support of our watershed’s forests, and for forestry reform in BC, at the third annual ForestMarch, on March 19th. Demonstrators came from as far away as Pentiction to support the cause. With Peachland’s water source...

Adventures in the Watershed

by Lee Humphries: Director PWPA, National Geographic Certified Outdoor Educator I remember when I first learned in Grade Three that the way through Canada was made by the water. All the explorers, traders, rail lines, roads….ALL follow the waterways. According to...