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Duck Bay Restoration Day with Selkirk College School of Environment & Geomatics

On Saturday April 28th, the Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society (FOKLSS) hosted 16 students from the Integrated Environmental Planning Program at Selkirk College for a shoreline restoration day. Integrated Environmental Planning Instructor, Brenda Beckwith, brought students from the Castlegar

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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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Osprey Nest Monitoring Workshop and Project

OSPREY NEST MONITORING PROJECT The Osprey Nest Monitoring Project is a Citizen-Science initiative that seeks to build the capacity of information on the status of breeding ospreys in the Kootenay Lake area. The project will also contribute to engaging and

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Interim Guidelines for Wetland Protection and Conservation in British Columbia

This chapter provides guidelines for the protection and management of wetlands when recreational activities take place nearby. Some unmanaged recreational activities can have many impacts on wetlands. Wetland Ways Ch 8 Recreation

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Columbia Riparian and Wetlands Action Plan

This Riparian and Wetlands Action Plan sets out priorities for the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program to guide projects within the FWCP

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Columbia Riparian Wetlands Action Plan

This Riparian and Wetlands Action Plan sets out priorities for the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program to guide projects within the FWCP fwcp-columbia-riparian-wetland-action-plan

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Ecological Assessment of the Harrop Portion of Sunshine Bay Regional Park

The park protects important and under-represented riparian habitat that is become rare along the west arm of Kootenay Lake due to increased foreshore development. A number of important natural features were identified

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Habitat Management Plan for the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area

The CVWMA is also important in terms of regional biodiversity management and planning.  The CVWMA is a significant protected area that provides an important link between the Purcell and Selkirk mountains.

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