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National Stormwater Management Scorecard

Canada Freshwater Alliance surveyed 30 communities across Canada to assess their adoption of green infrastructure policies and projects. See the summary here.

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Perceiving Water Quality: A place-based experiment in the Kootenay-Columbia River Watershed

Check out this amazing holistic water quality report by FOKLSS volunteer Brian Kooi: “Perceiving Water Quality: A place-based experiment in the Kootenay-Columbia River Watershed”

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Waiver for Osprey Monitoring Field Days

Please sign and print the following Liability Waiver and return it to FOKLSS, either via email at info@friendsofkootenaylake.ca, or upon arrival at an Osprey Monitoring Field Day. Thank you!

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Preliminary Proposal for Purcell Wilderness Conservancy Expansion

Here is the preliminary proposal to include the Argenta/Johnsons Landing Face into the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy, prepared by Mt. Willet Wilderness Forever. Find them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Mt.WilletWilernessForever/, or send an email to willetwildernessforever@gmail.com for more information.

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Osprey Nest Monitoring Data Sheet

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Creston Osprey Monitoring Workshop

Osprey Monitoring Workshop June 18th, 2017 in Creston, BC Lake Watchers Workshop Series Sunday, June 18th: 1:00PM-3:00PM – REGISTER HERE At the Wildlife Interpretation Centre in the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area, 1760 Wildlife Road, West Creston BC Join the Friends

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Community Based Water Monitoring in Canada

A SNAPSHOT OF COMMUNITY BASED WATER MONITORING IN CANADA You can view the report here: CBM Snapshot Report You can view the report here: CBM Snapshot Report

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The Final Report from our Community Values Survey is here!

We are so excited to be releasing the final report from our very intensive Community Values Study. We will have the raw data up on our website for use very soon, so please stay tuned if you are interested in

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Nest Box Design Package – for download

Want to increase the habitat values on your property?  Installing and maintaining nest boxes is a great way to help wildlife and increase wildlife viewing on your property.  This nest box design package will walk you through how to build

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Nest Record Scheme -Biodiversity Centre for Wildlife Studies

  The British Columbia Nest Record Scheme is the largest and most active program for nesting birds in North America. Because of a huge coordinated effort throughout British Columbia, and with the assistance of regional coordinators and volunteers, British Columbia

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Osprey Nest Monitoring Behaviour- Power Point Presentation

Want to learn more about Osprey’s their nesting behaviour and how to monitor their activities during breeding, but did not have a chance to attend the Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society Workshops in May 2016. Take the time to

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Insights and Perspectives for Building Effective Watershed Governance in B.C

POLIS- Illumination OLIVER M. BRANDES & TIM MORRIS, with JENNIFER ARCHER, LAURA BRANDES, MICHELE-LEE MOORE, JON O’RIORDAN, and NATASHA OVERDUIN  In British Columbia, addressing freshwater challenges is a critical economic, social and ecological priority. The historic drought of 2015 depleted

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