Peachland’s watershed in the news

Peachland’s watershed in the news

The Narwhal recently featured Peachland’s request to the province to pause logging in our watershed. A PWPA presentation prompted Mayor Fortin’s letter to Minister Donaldson to halt the issuance of new logging permits in this area, citing concerns about...

PWPA 2019 Directors Report

Attached are the highlights of PWPA’s work and accomplishments in 2019 that were presented at our Annual General Meeting. We were busy!! Loading... Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new...
BC Green’s concerned about watershed governance

BC Green’s concerned about watershed governance

In August, MLA Adam Olsen included a stop in Peachland as part of his Okanagan Valley tour to learn more about the impact of resource harvesting on our water quality. PWPA hosted a long-table lunch with representatives from Summerland and Peachland. Olsen is the...
Forest management could be causing more harm than good

Forest management could be causing more harm than good

Courtesy CBC News A University of British Columbia researcher is taking a closer look at the impact of current forest management strategies — and how they could be causing more harm than good. Lori Daniels, professor of forestry and conservation sciences, is...
Old-growth Rainforest Destroyed

Old-growth Rainforest Destroyed

On Clayoquot Sound anniversary, Sierra Club BC map shows more than 30 per cent of Vancouver Island’s remaining old-growth rainforest destroyed since protests While many of BC’s trees are going up in flames, the most resilient provincial forests that are less prone to...
Environmental Flow Needs – Science, Policy & Practice

Environmental Flow Needs – Science, Policy & Practice

The Okanagan Basin Water Board and the Canadian Water Resources Association, BC Branch are excited to host siwłkʷ (WATER) FOR ALL – OUR RESPONSIBILITY Environmental Flow Needs Conference 2018: Science, Policy & Practice, October 17-18, 2018, in Kelowna, B.C. This...