Action, Communication, Education
A Partnership of Organizations & GovernmentFocused on conservation issues in the Okanagan basin of British Columbia, Canada.
A Hub of Information & ResourcesHelping our community take action to improve environmental protection in the Okanagan.
- MaintainingRegional Biodiversity
- ProtectingSpecies at Risk
- BalancingGrowth & Conservation
- MaintainingEcological Connectivity
Watch Our Video and Learn About the Okanagan Mountain—Kalamalka Lake Wildlife Corridor
New ProjectPlanning for Climate Change in the Thompson Okanagan
The OCCP and Thompson-Nicola Conservation Collaborative (TNCC) are working on a multi-year research project, the goal of which is to combine Indigenous ecological/cultural knowledge and western science to identify priority conservation areas for wetlands and grasslands and establish policy for their protection.
ProjectKeeping Nature Connected
An ecological corridor connecting Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park to Kalamalka Lake will ensure the integrity of animal and plant populations and mitigate the effects of climate change in the region. It will also support essential food, air, and water systems for nearby human populations.
Projectkłusxnitkʷ (Okanagan Lake) Responsibility Planning Initiative
The kłusxnitkʷ (Okanagan Lake) Responsibility Planning Initiative (OKLRPI) was developed as a syilx-led response to the large-scale loss of natural areas reported in the Okanagan Lake Foreshore Inventory and Mapping (FIM) reports from 2005, 2009 and 2016.
A Resource for Okanagan Lakeshore Living
A Best Management Practices guide specifically developed to offer practical solutions on how to protect natural lakeshore areas.
Okanagan Biodiversity Strategy
An environmental policy framework that sets priorities for identifying, preserving and restoring important natural areas.
Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change
We see a future where protecting and restoring ecosystems mitigates the growing threat of climate change.