Browsing: Kootenay Lake

The Nelson Daily: Kootenay-Columbia lakes and rivers win protections

Navigable lakes and rivers across Kootenay-Columbia will receive blanket protections under new legislation that was introduced after MP Wayne Stetski tabled his own bill on the subject. Read the full article here.

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World Water Day Fact Sheet

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme, ‘Nature for Water’, explores nature-based solutions (NBS) to the water challenges we face in the 21st century Click here to

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CANADIAN COLUMBIA BASIN REGIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR AN AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM: 2015 TO 2020

This Aquatic Invasive Species program framework is the result of a collaborative effort between many different partners. This document was originally written by Juliet Craig, Silvering Ecological Consulting in May 2015 with funding provided by Columbia Basin Trust and direction

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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Kootenay Lake Action Plan – Recovery Planning

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is responsible for stewardship of Provincial Crown land and natural resources, and protection of B. C.’s archaeological and heritage resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry supports

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Canadian Columbia Basin Regional Framework For an Aquatic Invasive Species Program

This Aquatic Invasive Species program framework is the result of a collaborative effort between many different partners. Funding was provided by Columbia Basin Trust and contract administration was through the Central Kootenay Invasive Plant Committee. Guidance for this document and

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