Convening for Action in the Okanagan Basin

Water-Centric Planning in the Okanagan: Water Stewardship Council informed about Water Sustainability Action Plan for BC

“Drought, forest fires and floods in 2003 combined to create a ‘teachable moment’ for change. Because the Water Sustainability Action Plan promotes a ‘water-centric’ approach to community planning, we hope to dovetail our program efforts with those of the Okanagan Basin Water Board, so that together we can turn ideas into action in the Okanagan Basin,” stated Kim Stephens.

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Building Bridges through Collaboration in the Okanagan

“As information and communication become more integrated (What was life like before the internet?), distributed networks are emerging as powerful components of our social system. Rather than Big Brother gathering data and taking top-down action, responsibility is shared,” states Anna Warwick Sears, Executive Director of the Okanagan Basin Water Board.

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