RDOS Approves $161,085 for 8 Conservation Projects in 2022

The Regional District Okanagan Similkameen Board approved 8 South Okanagan Conservation Fund projects in January 2022, disbursing just over $161,000 to conservation organizations working towards environmental sustainability in the South Okanagan area. The projects include restoring and enhancing environmentally sensitive areas, creating wetlands, controlling invasive plants, environmental school programs, volunteer planting, and undertaking research and conservation actions for habitats and species at risk in the South Okanagan.

The South Okanagan Conservation Fund was established in 2017 and since then has funded over 24 conservation projects that have benefitted South Okanagan communities, protecting important land, water and wildlife values.