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Shared waters. Shared conversations…Keeping the Okanagan River flowing

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

- Free

Celebrate Canada Water Week and UN World Water Day with the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and Okanagan WaterWise!

We invite you to “SHARED WATERS. SHARED CONVERSATIONS…Keeping the Okanagan River flowing,” a FREE, fun and informative movie night!

Seating is limited. Please register at: https://okwaterwise-cww2018.eventbrite.ca/

The evening begins with a special welcome and opening by syilx (Okanagan) Nation’s KRYSTAL LEZARD. This is followed by a screening of “A River Film,” an award-winning documentary that profiles our Okanagan/Okanogan rivershed, a transboundary waterway that straddles the Canada-U.S. border.

Then join us for a Q&A with some of those featured in the film, including:
– ANNA WARWICK SEARS, OBWB Exec. Dir. and member of the International Joint Commission’s International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control
– DAWN MACHIN, Okanagan Nation Alliance Fisheries Biologist
– SHAUN REIMER, B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Section Head of Public Safety & Protection (Okanagan Lake level management)
– JOHN WAGNER, UBC Okanagan Associate Professor of Anthropology (agriculture, food security, Columbia River Treaty)

Following the Q&A, visit with local organizations who will have displays, showcasing the work they are doing to protect the waters of the Okanagan. Light refreshments will also be served. DOORS OPEN 6 PM.


March 21
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Okanagan WaterWise
Okanagan Basin Water Board


Rotary Centre for the Arts
421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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PARKING : Metered street parking is available outside the centre (free after 5 PM & Sundays). One block south on Ellis Street, parking has been increased at the Library Parkade to 668 spaces, and Memorial Parkade to 519 spaces. Parkades are free after 6 PM except during special events. There is an Impark Lot at Prospera Place (access from Water or Cawston) and Impark Lot at the corner of Ellis and Cawston (access from Cawston).

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