The Okanagan Collaborative Conservation Program (OCCP) is a partnership of organizations and government focused on conservation issues in the Okanagan basin of British Columbia, Canada.

OCCP exists in part to act as a hub of information and resources that help our community take action to improve environmental protection in the Okanagan.

Our shared goals include:

  • Wood Frog

    Maintaining regional biodiversity

  • Bighorn sheep on the highway

    Protecting Species at Risk

  • Sagebrush mariposa lily

    Maintaining ecological connectivity

  • Threatened grasslands in red

    Balancing regional growth with conservation

OCCP Supporters include:

  • City of Kelowna logo
  • Government of Canada logo
  • Okanagan Basin Water Board logo
  • Regional District of Central Okanagan
  • Regional District of North Okanagan
  • Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia
  • Allan Brooks Nature Centre
  • Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship Society
  • City of Vernon logo
  • Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative logo
  • Telus logo
  • Vancouver Foundation logo

See Our Current Newsletter: April 2019


The Okanagan is abuzz this time of year with rivers running, flowers blooming, and many species of animals returning!

In this month's eNews learn about how OCCP is restoring lakeshore ecosystems, also you'll find out how you can help return salmon to Okanagan rivers, and tips to garden greener

Learn more