Okanagan Invasive Species
Warmer temperatures and an increase in the number of Growing Degree Days doesn’t just improve production potential for crops, it opens the door to greater pressure from invasive species. Ensuring early detection of invasive species and the use of appropriate and effective management strategies are extremely important in preventing the spread of any new species in the Okanagan region and minimizing damages to the agriculture sector.
Residents can assist by identifying invasive species on their property and taking steps to prevent the spread. The following link provides an easy guide to identification of invasive species.