The mission of OSCA is to conduct educational and information initiatives promoting environmental awareness and participation among the general public; and to provide support services and promote cooperation within the environmental network in the Okanagan-Similkameen region. OSCA hopes to achieve these objectives through development of community activities and programs; and by assisting educators and government. Accomplishments of this group include the annual meadowlark festival, national wildlife week celebrations, and many community presentations and workshops. OSCA is the lead agency for the Outreach Team of the South Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Program.