Lisa Scott

Earth Week marks 10 years in Summerland

Earth Day is the most celebrated environmental event around the world and is observed annually on April 22.

Earth-friendly events continue

It’s been a busy week of earth-friendly events for Summerland residents with more to come during the weekend.

Puncturevine thrives in summer heat

Puncturevine is one invasive plant that does particularly well during the dog days of summer.

Efforts in place to monitor mussels

Invasive mussels are not yet present in Okanagan lakes and efforts are being made to keep them away.

Action urged during Invasive Species Week

Invasive species are threatening ecosystems in British Columbia.

Invasive plant species examined

Strange, non-native plants and animals are showing up in the Okanagan Valley, in places where they don’t belong.

Searching for Okanagan owls

The extended winter conditions have not deterred our local owls from setting up territory and preparing for the nesting season.

Decking the halls with an invasive plant

The holly, long associated with the Christmas season, is also an invasive plant.

Tree of heaven can spread rapidly

Tree of heaven is one of the most aggressive and prominent invasive trees in the Okanagan-Similkameen.