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Osoyoos Lake Appreciation Day

Osoyoos Lake
Image Credit: Contributed/Neil Bousquet
April 30, 2016 - 3:00 PM

OSOYOOS - The Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society encourages you to mark your calendar for Osoyoos Lake Appreciation Day on Saturday, May 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Gyro Park.

“We have an outstanding roster of guest speakers including Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) Chief, Clarence Louie; Osoyoos Mayor, Sue McKortoff; Oroville Planning Commissioner, Arnie Marchand and keynote speaker, Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) Executive Director, Dr. Anna Warwick Sears,” explains Birgit Arnstein, President, Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society (OLWQS).

Arnstein adds, “Our Osoyoos Lake Information Stand will be unveiled by Mayor McKortoff. There will be a Kids Zone with face painting and a bouncy castle. Judy Dallas, wife of the late Lionel Dallas co-founder of our Society will serve the 25th Anniversary cake.”

“We invite the public to board our boat, used weekly throughout the summer months to test five regions of Osoyoos Lake for temperature, dissolved oxygen, clarity, pH, and conductivity. Entertainment will be provided by Route 33, from Trail B.C.”

Osoyoos Lake Appreciation Day

What: A free, family-friendly event to celebrate Osoyoos Lake. Hosted by OLWQS to promote public awareness of Osoyoos Lake focusing on conservation, pollution and invasive species such as quagga and zebra mussels. Enjoy our 25th Anniversary Cake, kids zone and music. Visit the OLWQS Boat.

Who will be in attendance: OIB Chief Clarence Louie, Osoyoos Mayor Sue McKortoff, Arnie Marchand and Oroville dignitaries, OBWB Executive Director Dr. Anna Warwick Sears and music by Route 33.

When: Saturday, May 21, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Gyro Park, Osoyoos

Cost: Free

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