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 Visit Website 
Okanagan Basin Water Board website link

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.

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Okanagan Waterwise is a website of interest for water reduction in the Okanagan valley

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.

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Link to the Make Water Work website of interest for naturalization projects in BC

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. Visit Website
Link to the Invasive Species Council of BC website of interest for naturalization projects in 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 Visit Website
Link to the Invasive Species Council of BC website of interest for naturalization projects in BC

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.

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Link to the Mediterranean Gardening International website of interest for naturalization projects in BC

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. Visit Website
Link to the Evergreen Foundation website of interest for naturalization projects in BC