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Duncan Dam Project Water Use Plan

The Duncan Dam (DDM) Water Use Planning (WUP) process attempted to address flow management issues related to local resources such as Lower Duncan River (LDR) Kokanee populations. Monitoring of the abundance of Kokanee spawning in this area was initiated by

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The Royal BC Museum: The Kokanee Salmon Heritage Project

To better understand the Kokanee fishery check out the Kokanee Salmon Heritage Project for information on the Kokanee salmon life cycle and challenges. This project, supervised by local well-known marine biologist Dr. Peter Dill, was funded by the Royal BC Museum and Okanagan University

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B.C. Television Series: Westland

In 1983, Mike Halleran began producing and hosting a television series entitled Westland which aired on the Knowledge Network from 1984 to 2007. Later taken over by his son Terry Halleran, the series explored a broad range of environmental issues

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Salmon or trout: What the heck is a steelhead, anyway?

Bethany Lindsay CBC, Dec. 23, 2017 Meet the anadromous subspecies of Oncorhynchus mykiss, a trout that behaves like a salmon. Read the full news story here.

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POLIS – Illumination: Insights and Perspectives for Building Effective Watershed Governance in B.C.

Published On: June 1st, 2016 Author: Oliver M. Brandes and Tim Morris with Jennifer Archer, Laura Brandes, Michele-Lee Moore, Jon O’Riordan, and Natasha Overduin Recent reports and events exploring the concept of watershed governance have laid a foundation for reform in British

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ECO Canada Webinar Library

Quick hits that let you learn real skills, when it’s convenient for you. Get up to speed on industry innovations and challenges or upgrade vital work skills with our webinars — resources that can give you an instant competitive edge.

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Murky Waters: Taking a Snapshot of Freshwater Sustainability in BC

A Report by the BC Real Estate Foundation “Murky Waters, the first in this series, examines the state of freshwater ecosystems in British Columbia. With an ambitious goal in mind, we worked with a committee of water experts to create

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Notes from the 5th Annual Kootenay Lake Summit

If you missed the event or simply want a refresher, take a look through the notes from our 5th Annual Kootenay Lake Summit on November 4th, 2017. Click Here for Summit Notes

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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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