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FLOW MONITOR: Canadian Water Policy Watch Much has changed since FLOW's last edition – in particular, the election of a new federal government that has committed to a renewed, nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous governments, to review and modernize key environmental laws...

The Field Guide to Noxious Weeds and Other Selected Invasive Plants of British Columbia is in its 8th edition (2014), and provides descriptions and images for all weeds legislated under the BC Weed Control Act, both provincially and regionally. This popular booklet also...

Published On: September 21st, 2017 Author: Merrell-Ann Phare, Rosie Simms, Oliver M. Brandes, and Michael Miltenberger Released by the POLIS Water Sustainability Project and the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources, Collaborative Consent and British Columbia’s Water: Towards Watershed Co-Governance lays out a viable model for achieving a...

The Duncan Dam (DDM) Water Use Planning (WUP) process attempted to address flow management issues related to local resources such as Lower Duncan River (LDR) Kokanee populations. Monitoring of the abundance of Kokanee spawning in this area was initiated by...

To better understand the Kokanee fishery check out the Kokanee Salmon Heritage Project for information on the Kokanee salmon life cycle and challenges. This project, supervised by local well-known marine biologist Dr. Peter Dill, was funded by the Royal BC Museum and Okanagan University College...

In 1983, Mike Halleran began producing and hosting a television series entitled Westland which aired on the Knowledge Network from 1984 to 2007. Later taken over by his son Terry Halleran, the series explored a broad range of environmental issues...

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