OLWQS Pontoon Boat receives final cleanup for 2018

The Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society's pontoon boat that conducts a number of tests on lake water while also hunting for Zebra and Quagga mussels received its final cleanup for 2018. The wash 'n shine crew included (l-r) Captain Birgit Arnstein and deck hands Clem...

Be inspired to keep Osoyoos Lake mussel free

KUDOS to the Osoyoos Rotary Club for inviting us to speak about what the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society (OLWQS) is doing to protect and keep Osoyoos Lake beautiful.   We love your inspirational logo and appreciated the opportunity to share our messages....

The BC Mussel Defence Program is making impressive strides.

How good is your BC Invasive Species IQ? TRUE OR FALSE? Since 2015, the number of active invasive species stations in BC has gone from "roving" to 12? TRUE!   TRUE OR FALSE? Since 2015, the number of auxiliary inspectors has skyrocketed from 10 to 64? TRUE!...

How good is your invasive mussel IQ?

A female Zebra or Quagga mussel may produce as many as one million eggs in a growing season. True or False? Answer: TRUE   A single invasive Zebra or Quagga mussel can filter 1 litre of water/day removing the nutrients from the water. True or False? Answer: TRUE...