Websites of Interest

The Evergreen Foundation

Evergreen is a national non-profit environmental organization with a mandate to bring nature to our cities through naturalization projects. The website has a wealth of information, including details of how to apply for their grants. It is especially useful for school garden projects.
Link to the Evergreen Foundation website by OXA, Kelowna
Naturescape B.C.

The Naturescape British Columbia program helps homeowners and communities restore, preserve, and enhance wildlife habitat in urban and rural landscapes. The resource guides for specific regions can be ordered here. The Provincial Guide is also available online as a pdf.
Link to Naturescape British Columbia Progar website by OXA, Kelowna
Field Guide to Noxious
and other selected weeds of BC

Good photos of many of our common garden weeds can be found in the Field Guide to Noxious and Other Selected Weeds of British Columbia on this B.C. Ministry of Agriculture and Lands site.
Link to the BC Ministry's Guide to Noxious Weeds website by OXA, Kelowna

Okanagan WaterWise
Okanagan Waterwise is an Okanagan Basin Water Board program to reduce water use in the valley. It has many tips and activities for households, schools and the community plus links to further information.

Make Water Work is an Okanagan Basin Water Board program to reduce water use in the landscape check for tips and an annual pledge contest.

Link to the OBWB's Waterwise Project website by OXA, Kelowna