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Join the many lake lovers around BC who are strapping their life jackets on and helping to gather important data on lake turbidity! Since 2010, there has been a 47% decline in the number of lakes with Secchi depth readings collected during the BC Secchi Dip-In....

Friends of Kootenay Lake has just joined the newly launched Movement Map, as one of over 11,664 organizations working on the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Canada. The Movement Map is a project of the British Columbia Council for International Cooperation and is a resource that will help connect...

From July 4th - August 4th every membership purchase or renewal will receive a coupon for 15% off a FoKLSS hat and a free sticker! You can buy online or in person at our many outreach events this month You can find us at Kootenay Co-op on...

This year Friends of Kootenay Lake went to Tiny Lights Music Festival in Ymir, BC for the first time. It was a great place to connect with people from all around the area. In particular lots of kids came to spin our Lake Wheel of...

We had our annual Youth Water Festival on June 6th at Lakeside Park. 250 students grade 1-6 came down despite a bit of rain to learn about Water Stewardship actions happening around the lake. Six different local environmental non-profits showcased booths, each one with hands-on 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 harp...

Do you have an interest in community organizing, water stewardship and want to share your skills with a local non-profit? Then we invite you to join our FOKLSS Board of Directors! Becoming a member of the FOKLSS board is a great way to share your talents and...

Photo Credit: Shirley Smith Our Osprey Monitoring Workshop was a complete success! We had 20 participants from around the lake join us and learn about Osprey from the knowledgable Wildlife Biologist Joanne Siderius. Joanne is the Senior Naturalist at the Nature Centre and has been helping us...