District of Sicamous
The community fundraising campaign for the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail launches with a splash of colour as Askew’s Foods steps forward to be the first community partner offering up to $20,000 in matching funds.
The original Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail partners are standing together in support of the unified vision for the trail project as a legacy that will benefit the citizens of the entire area for generations to come.
The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) has confirmed that the algal bloom that affected Shuswap Lake at Salmon Arm Bay, Tappen Bay, Canoe, and Herald this summer has ended.
“Monitoring the algal bloom was ongoing up until the end of September,” said Erin Vieira, the SWC’s program manager.
“There were a few different organizations involved in monitoring the bloom, all of whom are partners in the SWC,” Vieira explained.
To extend the Shuswap Watershed Council service for an additional three years
A bylaw to establish a service to collaborate, promote, protect and monitor water quality in the Shuswap Watershed.
Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Directors adopted a bylaw extending the services of the Shuswap Watershed Council for a three-year term until the end of 2023 following approval from the Inspector of Municipalities.