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On Friday September 27th, the FOKLSS team enlisted the help of 19 students from Selkirk College’s  Integrated Environmental Planning program to complete maintenance at Duck Bay Wetland These second-year students helped our FOKLSS team fulfill our project goals for year two of the Duck Bay...

Year two of Duck Bay… On Saturday, April 13th, 2019 our FOKL team began our second year of planting at our Duck Bay Wetland Restoration Project at Lakeside Park in Nelson, BC. With the guidance of Gregoire Lamoureux of Slocan River Streamkeepers, we planted locally...

Come see what FOKLSS has been up to at Duck Bay in Nelson on April 13th from 10 am till 12 pm   This Saturday come down to Duck Bay (between Save-On-Foods and the soccer fields) and see we and Gregoire Lamoureux of the Slocan...

Know Your Watershed is a regionally-based Columbia Basin Trust program, which is offered throughout the Basin.  The program, administered and delivered by Wildsight with collaboration from the Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society and Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society, supports students in learning where their...

Be an active steward of Kootenay Lake and help FoKLSS decrease plastic pollution at Lakeside Park On Tuesday, July 2nd from 5 pm till 6 pm our team will be cleaning the shoreline from Duck Bay to Lakeside Park. Bring your gloves and buckets and...

On Monday, June 3rd FoKLSS held our 7th Annual AGM at the beautiful Queens Bay Church (pictured above). We had about 20 people attend including staff and board members. We all enjoyed delicious muffins from Dominion Cafe and the musical talents of Dawna McLennan, whose...

FOKLSS Goes Back to School !! In early April Friends of Kootenay Lake held a stormwater education program for kindergarten and grade one students at the Wildflower in Nelson, BC. Over the two days the kids we learned what stormwater is and explored where it...