Clean-up for Earth Day
Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 11:00 AM
If you’re looking for a rewarding and fun project this weekend for Earth Day, consider tackling a community clean-up project in your neighborhood.
Saturday, April 22 is officially Earth Day, and the entire month of April is Community clean-up month. The Regional District Waste Reduction Office reminds you they have all the gear and supplies you’ll need to tackle a spring clean-up of your own. Head outdoors for some fresh air and exercise, pick up litter, sweep a sidewalk, clean-up an illegal...
RDCO launches book recycling pilot project
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 08:30 AM
The Regional District Waste Reduction office is launching a three-month pilot project to offer residents of the Central Okanagan a more convenient option for recycling their old books. The goal is to prevent books from getting tossed in residential recycling carts, which ends up contaminating the recycling stream, negatively affecting our communities’ success rates and contracts with Recycle BC.
Residents are reminded that Recycle BC does not accept hard cover or paperback books, such as novels,...
Regional Board meeting highlights - Apr. 13
Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 02:20 PM
Approving Authority resolutions
The Regional Board approved several resolutions related to advance payments to two landowners for the expropriation of a small area of land to be added to an existing Statutory Right of Way (SRW) access road. Approximately 249.3 square metres of land is being added to the SRW which has existed since 1996 to ensure continued access for maintenance and security of the Falcon Ridge water system intake infrastructure which services 60 properties.
Future vision for Kalamoir Regional Park
Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2023 09:00 AM
Have your say about future priorities for one of the Central Okanagan’s popular regional parks.
Design concepts have been drafted that include revamped parking areas and upgrades to two key trails in Kalamoir Regional Park.
Visit yoursay.rdco.com to view the parking and Sunnyside/sx̌əlx̌ʕalt x̌yaɬnxʷilxʷ q́ax and Water Front/ cnitkʷ q́ax trail concepts. Share your thoughts as the Regional District develops a new management plan for the 27.6-hectare waterfront park. We’re accepting comments until...
Greenway section closure
Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023 10:12 AM
A section of the Mission Creek Greenway Regional Park will be closed for two weeks.
During daytime hours from Monday, April 3 through Friday, April 14, the recreational trail will be closed upstream from the Hollywood Road parking lot and trail entrance to the Smoothing Stones bridge. This section will be open evenings and through the upcoming long weekend, Friday, April 7 through Monday, April 10.
Crews are wrapping up flood-related trail restoration work along this section and will be...