The Okanagan's Most Unwanted

The Eurasian Milfoil and Zebra Mussels

Eurasian Milfoil

What would you do if you had a person in your home? You would call the cops. Right?
You would do anything to get rid of them well how come no one is doing anything about THIS. Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum): charged for Breaking and entering, and Vandalism. is native to Europe, Asia (hints the name), and north Africa. It is a submerged water/aquatic plant, and grows in still or slow-moving water.
Video 11 - Eurasian Watermilfoil

Prevention

Mechanical removal of the milfoil should only be considered if the plant has become widespread and all available niches have become occupied by this plant.

Zebra Mussels

Zebra Mussels

The Zebra Mussel (Dreissena Polymorpha) is a little fresh water mussel. This species was originally native to the lakes in southern Russia, being first described in 1769 by the German zoologist named Peter Simon Pallas in the Ural, Dnieper, and Volga rivers. These mussels are still found as Black Sea and Caspian species.
"Silent Invaders" Zebra Mussels 2013

Prevention

The EPA only allows use of Zequanox in enclosed water infrastructures, such as water storage chambers like: Pump Stations,Power Plants, Irrigation Systems, Industrial and Manufacturing Facilities and Dams.