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    Quagga mussel discovery in Idaho should have all watercraft users in the Pacific Northwest on heightened alert

    The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) is raising the alarm about recent discoveries of invasive Zebra and  Quagga mussels.   Quagga mussels have been detected in the Snake River at Twin Falls, Idaho. This new detection, confirmed  by the Idaho... Read more

    Nov 3, 2023

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    Tee-roy iStock

    Be Aware of Aquatic Species

    Protecting the waterways in British Columbia from invasive mussels is an ongoing effort. To date, they haven’t reached the Shuswap or anywhere in the province thanks to the awareness raised by BC environmental groups and the responsible behaviour... Read more

    Aug 22, 2023

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    Don Weixl Twin Anchors Houseboat Vacations

    Top Reasons to Rent a Houseboat

    If you’re looking for a new outdoor experience this summer, renting a houseboat in the Shuswap will be an incredible trip. Spending leisure time with friends and family, taking day trips with a kayak, and relaxing waterside at various destinations... Read more

    Aug 16, 2023

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    Discover Boating

    The RCMSAR and Saving Lives on the Water

    The Kids Don't Float Program is an essential initiative that aims to provide free access to Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) for everyone in the Shuswap through strategically located PFD stations and kiosks.  To minimize the risk of drowning... Read more

    Aug 8, 2023

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    Discover Boating

    Boat Maintenance for First-Time Owners

    Buying a new or pre-owned boat to run for your first season is exciting. Days in the Shuswap can be spent cruising the popular arms, enjoying wakeboarding and relaxing in a quiet anchorage. However, how do you maintain it to ensure a great summer... Read more

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    Iain Robert Reid Courtesy BC Parks

    Plan a Family Fun Day Trip

    More than half a dozen preserved natural areas are located in this region of BC. At 154 ha (380 ac), Shuswap Lake Provincial Park is the largest and one of the most pleasurable destinations for outdoor enthusiasts, including recreational boaters... Read more

    Jul 18, 2023

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    Photo Courtesy Daniels Store and Marina

    Daniels Store and Marina Celebrates a Milestone

    This year marks our 60th summer of operating Daniels Store and Marina in beautiful Seymour Arm, BC. Known as ‘the little store that could,’ we have survived forest fires, floods and the COVID-19 pandemic. A family-owned business that has been... Read more

    Jul 9, 2023

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