Websites of Interest
The OkanaganBasin Water Board
The Okanagan Basin Water Board is a major sponsor for OXA.
They have a couple of important sites that provide information on water conservation in our basin: Waterwise and Make Water Work
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
Make Water Work is an initiative of the Okanagan Basin Water Board’s Okanagan WaterWise program designed to reduce water use in the landscape. Check their website for tips and an annual pledge contest.
The Invasive Species Council of BC
The Invasive Species Council of BC (ISCBC) is a collaborative-based organization committed to reducing the spread and impacts of non-native species within BC.
Bluestem Grass Database
Bluestem’s goal is to present useful information to gardeners, particularly those wanting to include drought-tolerant ornamental grasses. OXA pays for the hosting of this very useful site
Mediterranean Gardening International
Mediterranean Gardening International helps to illustrate common approaches for our gardening environment. It is an international group of societies for people with an interest in Mediterranean plants and gardens. Each society is independent but comes together to share knowledge and experience of gardening and plants in the Mediterranean climate zones of the world.