Healthy Ecosystems

OSLC Featured in new documentary: Building Okanagan Resiliency Utilizing Natural Assets

May 20, 2021

On October 21, 2020, the Okanagan Sustainability Leadership Council partnered with Entrepreneurship@UBCO to premier the documentary “Building Okanagan Flood Resiliency Utilizing Natural Assets”.  We also co-hosted the first virtual Leadership Forum event of the year, “Building Okanagan Flood Resiliency”, in partnership with City of Kelowna, Okanagan Nation Alliance, Peachland Watershed Protection Alliance, Okanagan Basin Water Board, Lawson Lundell, City of Gibsons,…

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The Value of a Ditch

December 4, 2019

The Okanagan Sustainability Leadership Council recently hosted a series of talks from Emanuel Machado, Chief Administrative Officer of the Town of Gibsons, BC and the Chair of the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI). In this talk, we learned of the progress being made by the Town of Gibsons towards ‘valuing ditches’. The Town of Gibsons was the first North American…

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