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  • Council Approves Recommendation to Update to City Greenhouse Operations

    Kamloops, BC – Council approved a recommendation today to de-commission the City’s unheated greenhouse and outsource the supply of flowers previously grown in the facility. This will reduce the Horticulture budget by $50,000, and the funds will be transferred to the Parks General Fund to offset increased operating costs in 2018 for new parks in Aberdeen and Juniper West neighbourhoods.

    The City owns one heated tropical greenhouse and one unheated greenhouse.
  • Amazon’s mysterious methane finally accounted for

    In a new study published in Nature, a team of international researchers have discovered the answer to a scientific mystery that has gone unsolved in the Amazon Rainforest for the past 10 years.
  • Highlights of November 27 Council meeting

    Outdoor events summary
  • Regional District asking public about composting sites, carts and landfills

    Throughout April and May, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) will be conducting open houses across the Regional area to get public feedback on a number of potential solid waste projects.
  • Brown Bag Lecture Series - Surveying Climate Change Science

    Brown Bag Lecture: February 28, 2017, noon - 1 pm  
    Speaker : Harvey Quaame
  • West Kelowna Council highlights

    Council Meeting - February 14, 2017

    SILGA Resolutions 
    Council endorsed the following resolutions to be forwarded for consideration by delegates attending the Southern Interior Local Government Association Annual General Meeting April 25 to 28:
  • Home of Tomorrow in Kelowna demonstrates energy efficiency

    KELOWNA - Recent EnerGuide testing has shown the Home of Tomorrow, one of two homes that make up the Wilden Living Lab project, to be 52 per cent more energy efficient than a standard home constructed to today’s building code. 
  • Putting down roots for employment success

    LITTLE SHUSWAP LAKE - A government-funded program is giving unemployed Aboriginal people paid training and hands-on work experience in the Thompson-Nichola region's horticulture industry.
  • City of Kamloops on track for a green fleet

    After a successful application process, the City has been selected to participate in the Fleet Champions Program (FCP). This opportunity is worth $35,000. The program, funded through the Province of British Columbia and administered through the Fraser Basin Council, will allow the City to use data analysis to understand where investment in electric fleet vehicles may be cost effective.
  • Pumpkins of Lights festival

    Gardengate welcomes everyone to our 11TH ANNUAL PUMPKINS OF LIGHT FESTIVAL!

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