Nine South Okanagan Conservation Fund Projects Approved for 2020 
During the call for proposals in September of 2019, 12 applications seeking $244,889 from the South Okanagan Conservation Fund were received. Of these proposals, the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) recommended funding in the amount of $221,382 be granted to nine projects, including three new and six continuing. The RDOS Board approved the Committee’s recommendations at the December 19th meeting. The successful projects are:
Trout Creek River Restoration Initiative (Okanagan Nation Alliance)  ~ $59,231
Managing At Risk Wildlife and Habitats at Work and at Play (Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance) ~ $8,000

Workshop for technology transfer of Yellow Flag Iris control techniques (Nature Trust Of British Columbia) ~ $3,150

South Okanagan Bat Habitat Conservation Project (Bat Education and Ecological Protection Society) ~ $9,893
Invasive Plant Management on Nature Conservancy of Canada’s South Okanagan Conservation Areas (Nature Conservancy of Canada) ~ $15,000
k’əmcənitkw Floodplain Re-engagement Construction (Okanagan Nation Alliance) ~ $26,917
Conserving South Okanagan Habitats through an Invasive-free Certification Program
(Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society) ~ $20,144
Love Your Lakes – Personalized Shoreline Assessments & Restoration Demonstration Sites
(Southern Interior Land Trust) ~ $39,047