FOKLSS News

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

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.

BC First Nations Water Governance Roundtable Summary Report & Next Steps

BC First Nations Water Governance Roundtable Summary Report & Next Steps

Published On: October 31st, 2017 Author: Natasha Overduin, Susi Porter-Bopp, and Genevieve Layton-Cartier This report provides a record of the discussions that occurred at the BC First Nations Water Governance Roundtable, held in Smithers, British Columbia in Wet’suwet’en territories on June 28th

Murky Waters: Taking a Snapshot of Freshwater Sustainability in BC

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

The 5th Annual Kootenay Lake Summit was a great success!

The 5th Annual Kootenay Lake Summit was a great success!

Thank you to all who braved the snow to come to the 5th Annual Kootenay Lake Summit! Despite the weather we had over 70 community members from all around the lake join us to learn from specialists from the area.

Summer Photo Contest!

Summer Photo Contest!

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society is hosting a Summer Photo Contest! Tell us what you love about Kootenay Lake by posting a photo with the hashtag #ilovekootenaylake. Tag @friendsofkootenaylake on Facebook or Instagram, and be entered to win awesome prize packages courtesy of Ainsworth

We are hiring an Environmental Outreach Coordinator for the Summer! APPLY TODAY

We are hiring an Environmental Outreach Coordinator for the Summer! APPLY TODAY

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The Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society host their first annual general meeting!

The Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society host their first annual general meeting!

4th Annual Kootenay Lake Summit - Tickets now available!

4th Annual Kootenay Lake Summit – Tickets now available!

Please pre-register here for this FREE event! To find out more about the event, check it out on our event page!Please preregister here for this FREE event! fokl-summit-poster-4print

Welcome to Avery Deboer-Smith the new Program Manager for FOKLSS!

Welcome to Avery Deboer-Smith the new Program Manager for FOKLSS!

It is my pleasure to welcome Avery Deboer-Smith to the Program Manager position for the Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society. Avery was raised in Nelson, BC where she grew up running in the forest and playing in the lake.

Nest Box Design Package - for download

Nest Box Design Package – for download

Want to increase the habitat values on your property?  Installing and maintaining nest boxes is a great way to help wildlife and increase wildlife viewing on your property.  This nest box design package will walk you through how to build