FOKLSS News

CKISS: Request for Qualifications of Herbicide Contractors

CKISS: Request for Qualifications of Herbicide Contractors

The Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society is soliciting a statement of qualification from individuals or firms interested in providing herbicide contracting services. Proposals shall be submitted to the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society, Attention: Jennifer Vogel, at admin@ckiss.ca. Proposals submitted after

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

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

Earth Day Weekend Beach Cleanups!

Earth Day Weekend Beach Cleanups!

  Over Earth Day Weekend FOKLSS helped create three different beach cleanups and joined the Eco Society’s Earth Day Parade in Nelson, BC. On Sunday, April 22nd we had over 100 volunteers join us in cleaning the beach at Kokanee

FOKLSS is Hiring!

FOKLSS is Hiring!

Email resume and cover letter to nina@friendsofkootenaylake.ca

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

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.

World Water Day Fact Sheet

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

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

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),

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

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

Read the full report here.

A Guidebook to the Alberta-North West Territories Mackenzie River Basin Bilateral Water Agreement

A Guidebook to the Alberta-North West Territories Mackenzie River Basin Bilateral Water Agreement

Transcending Boundaries: A Guidebook to the Alberta-Northwest Territories Mackenzie Basin River Bilateral Water Management Agreement provides a detailed examination of one of the most comprehensive and progressive transboundary water agreements in the world. Through the Bilateral Agreement between Alberta and the

FLOW: Forum for Leadership on Water 2017 Flow Monitor

FLOW: Forum for Leadership on Water 2017 Flow Monitor

FLOW MONITOR: Canadian Water Policy Watch Much has changed since FLOW’s last edition – in particular, the election of a new federal government that has committed to a renewed, nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous governments, to review and modernize key environmental