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To protect sacred sites and practice traditional knowledge and uses, First Nations bands who share the unique "pocket desert" ecosystem of south-central BC have banded together to support a proposed new South-Okanagan Similkameen Grasslands National Park.
Dec 3 - Spurred along by the natural local return of wolves, years of science-based collaborative work, and support from thousands of residents, the Washington State Fish and Wildlife Commission votes to approve a wolf recovery plan.
The 240-foot-high dam near the US-BC border would have drowned part of the Similkameen River valley, the most important riparian reach in the US portion of the Okanogan watershed and home to rare wildlife.