Conservation Fund Given Third Reading at RDOS Board

On July 7th 2016, the Regional District Okanagan Similkameen Board gave third reading to the service bylaw to establish a Conservation Fund for the South Okanagan region. This is a significant step in the establishment of the fund. The bylaw…

City of Penticton joins Regional Conservation Fund

At the City of Penticton Council meeting Monday June 20th, Penticton Council vote unanimously to join in to participate in a Regional Conservation Fund for the South Okanagan that will raise and allocate dedicated funding for conservation…

RDOS Director Makes Motion to Establish Conservation Fund

At the April 28th RDOS Planning and Development Committee meeting, Area F Director Michael Brydon made a motion to establish a Conservation Fund that would be a sub-regional service in the South Okanagan. The proposed fund would requisition…

RDOS Director Make Motion to Establish Conservation Fund

At the April 28th RDOS Planning and Development Committee meeting, Area F Director Michael Brydon made a motion to establish a Conservation Fund that would be a sub-regional service in the South Okanagan. The proposed fund would requisition…

SOSCP works with Transboundary Partners

As one of the biodiversity strategy's strategic directions, SOSCP has been supporting connectivity planning initiatives with partners in Canada and the USA. In April, SOSCP shared environmental planner Alison Peatt, attended the Great Northern…

SOSCP Celebrates 15 Years of Conservation

Join SOSCP partners and friends for the Annual General Meeting Wednesday, May 13th, 1 p.m. Penticton Ramada Inn, Atrium Meeting Room 1050 Eckhardt Avenue

Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship Society

Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship Society is a non-profit, local, charitable organization that assists land owners, managers and community groups in voluntary conservation of important habitats on private lands and within communities of the…

Regional Conservation Fund proposal moves forward

July and August is a hot and exciting time to be in the Okanagan. Wildfires can get the adrenaline surging - but so can visionary ideas and leadership. On July 17th, the RDOS Planning and Development Committee moved to "approve in principle"…

National Park Study Released by Okanagan Nation

Okanagan Nation Commits to Exploring Partnership with Parks Canada The four South Okanagan Bands are now seeking a common vision for a Syilx/Parks Canada protected area. For the past year, the bands have been engaged in collaborative discussions…

SOSCP Video sponsored by the Real Estate Foundation of BC

The Real Estate Foundation of BC is pleased to share the first two videos from the "Project Spotlight Series" profiling the important work that the Foundation has supported across the province. The SOSCP video highlights the collaborative work…