Book Review: Braiding Sweetgrass

by Judy Wyper Braiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall Kimmerer Reading Robin Wall Kimmerer’s books is always delightful for me. She brings a sense of serenity and relaxation to her topics, and if you have the privilege of the audio version of Braiding Sweetgrass, published in...

Who owns Peachland’s water?

Who Speaks for the Watershed? UBC Okanagan Researchers Study the Peachland Creek Watershed for answers. “Whose water is it, anyhow? Who owns Peachland’s water?  Who’s responsible for Peachland’s water, who should be?  What say do local indigenous have in this...

World Water Day 2022

JOIN US FOR WORLD WATER DAY! Every one is welcome! Events Schedule Download the printable version here 2:00-230 Drumming, Kiosks, Water pledge, ballot entry for prize draw, photo Op with “Premier” or ‘Stand-In’, interview with ‘Water-wise’ reporter 2:30 Territorial...

Book Review: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

a book review by Judy Wyper Silent Spring, Rachel Carson Rachel Carson, famous for writing Silent Spring, led the way for science writers.  In that 1962 book she synthesized scientific information from a wide range of fields and interpreted the results in a format...

Consider the Source

Whether discussion is about water conservation, water rates, or the new water treatment plant, these discussions all assume that there IS water to manage. These “end of pipe” issues obscure the real urgency concerning Peachland’s water, – how to we protect and...