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Welcome to our new team members and a sad goodbye to a great Program Manager!   Image credit: Thomas Nowa Photography (https://www.thomasnowa.com/) Claire Pollock-Hall left, Avery Deboer-Smith right We are very excited to welcome Claire Pollock-Hall as our new Program Manager! Claire has been working with FOKLSS for over 6-months...

Photo Credit: Shirley Smith BC Lake Stewardship Society (BCLSS)  is calling on local citizen scientists to help in recording ice on and off events on their local lake. This data helps us better understand the effects of global climate change. One of the effects of climate...

Nominate an outstanding individual or organization by February 11, 2019!  Soumettre la candidature d’un individu ou d’une organisation au plus tard le 11 février 2019! EECOM’s Awards of Excellence in Environmental Education and Communication recognize contributions of outstanding individuals and organizations engaged in environmental learning across Canada. Les prix d’excellence en éducation et...

It appears that the clean-up is now complete for an almost 400L oil spill that occurred on April 15, 2019 in Kootenay Lake near the Balfour Ferry terminal. For more information on the incident please refer to the CBC article here. If you are seeking updates on...

Searching for the perfect Christmas gift this holiday season that won't hurt the planet? Look no further, we have a few things for you to get excited about!    1. Kootenay Lake Watershed Maps  Laminated: $25 Un-laminated: $15    2. $28 Kootenay Lake Hats Locally designed by Shawn Morris and manufactured...

The Valley Voice has kindly published an article detailing two of the presentations which took place at the 2018 Kootenay Lake Summit. If you missed out on attending the Summit this year, the article gives a great overview of both Luanne and Michael's presentations on...

November 21, 2018 Nelson, BC Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Presentations begin at 7 p.m. Venue: The Hume Hotel, 422 Vernon Street, Nelson Tickets: This event is free, but please register onlineto reserve your space. Come out for a special night of stories about the plants and animals that make Darkwoods an...