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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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Collaborative Consent and Revitalizing Indigenous Laws: POLIS Webinar Recording & Summary

On January 15, 2018, we hosted the second webinar in our 2017/2018 Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar season, Collaborative Consent and Revitalizing Indigenous Laws: Pathways to Indigenous Water Governance and Co-Governance with speakers Rosie Simms (POLIS Water Sustainability Project), Michael Miltenberger (North Raven),

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

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Collaborative Consent and British Columbia’s Water: Towards Watershed Co-Governance

Published On: September 21st, 2017 Author: Merrell-Ann Phare, Rosie Simms, Oliver M. Brandes, and Michael Miltenberger Released by the POLIS Water Sustainability Project and the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources, Collaborative Consent and British Columbia’s Water: Towards Watershed Co-Governance lays out a viable model for

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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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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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FORESHORE INVENTORY AND MAPPING Kootenay Lake, Main Arm

This report has been prepared based upon the belief that it is possible to manage our watersheds and their natural surroundings in a sustainable manner. The intent of this document is to provide relevant stakeholders with pertinent environmental information to

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Stream Talk, March 2016

Here is the most recent edition of StreamTalk, which features an article about Kootenay Lake Partnership and Friends of Kootenay Lake and the FIM project underway. StreamTalk is published collaboratively by Fisheries and Oceans Canada and stewardship, enhancement, education, and

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Presentation by Nicole Kapell on the Ktunaxa Nation Cultural Values Study

Presentation from 2015 Kootenay Lake Summit by Nicole Kapell on the Ktunaxa Nation Cultural Values Study Kapell_KtunaxaCulturalValuesStudy_KLSummit_2015  

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What is a Shoreline Guidance Document?

This quick read describes in a nutshell what a Shoreline Guidance Document is and why it is being created for Kootenay Lake. KL_SGD_2013.pdf  

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Columbia Basin Plan

This Columbia Basin Plan sets forth the strategic direction for the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) in the Columbia Region.  

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