Call for Activity Leaders & Participants for 2018 Youth Water Festival, Nelson B.C.

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Call for Activity Leaders & Participants for 2018 Youth Water Festival, Nelson B.C.

Are you interested in water in the Kootenays? Would you like be an activity leader or bring your students to participate? The Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society in partnership with the City of Nelson is hosting the first annual

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UPDATE: Jet fuel spill at heli-ski lodge north of Nakusp

UPDATE: Jet fuel spill at heli-ski lodge north of Nakusp

The CMH Galena Lodge is situated on major feeder creek to Trout Lake. Nearby Lardeau Creek drains into Trout Lake, which eventually leads into Kootenay Lake. JOHN BOIVIN Read the full Nelson Star article here.

New Fisheries Act

New Fisheries Act

By James Wilt • Tuesday, February 6, 2018 On Tuesday morning, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Dominic LeBlanc officially announced the introduction of a heavily amended Fisheries Act. Read the full article here. 

CONNECTING COMMUNITY-BASED WATER MONITORING WITH ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND STEWARDSHIP IN CANADA

CONNECTING COMMUNITY-BASED WATER MONITORING WITH ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND STEWARDSHIP IN CANADA

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Habitat 2.0: A new approach to Canada's Fisheries Act

Habitat 2.0: A new approach to Canada’s Fisheries Act

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans has been tasked with reviewing changes to the Fisheries Act as part of the Government of Canada’s broader efforts to restore lost protections and introduce modern safeguards to the legislation.