Mussels fight expands in BC Communities and Coordination becomes Important

There’s a united front in the battle against an invader.

Council members from Enderby, Sicamous and the Splatsin met provincial officials about invasive mussels during the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention.

“It impressed the ministers that we’re working together,” said Tundra Baird, an Enderby councillor.

Quagga and zebra mussels can clog pipes, cause ecological and economic damage, displace native aquatic plants and wildlife, degrade the environment and affect drinking water quality.  Click on the following sentence to access the full story.

“It’s a huge concern,” said Baird of the potential impact to tourism and the lifestyle of residents in the Shuswap drainage system.

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