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OSPREY NEST MONITORING PROJECT The Osprey Nest Monitoring Project is a Citizen-Science initiative that seeks to build the capacity of information on the status of breeding ospreys in the Kootenay Lake area. The project will also contribute to engaging and educating Basin residents and catalyzing them...

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...

You may have already heard about the recent detection of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) in a Little Brown Myotis Washington State. This disease has devastated bat populations in eastern North America but it is the first confirmed case close to BC. We are trying to...

Need more information about Kootenay Lake? Here is an incredible map tool to access much of this information, from simple geographical layout to specific questions in regards to where my property lines lie. [caption id="attachment_1306" align="alignright" width="329"] Use the "layer" tab on the left-hand side of the...

Here is the most recent edition of StreamTalk, which features an article about Kootenay Lake Partnership and Friends of Kootenay Lake and the FIM project underway. StreamTalk is published collaboratively by Fisheries and Oceans Canada and stewardship, enhancement, education, and streamkeeper groups in BC and the...

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society has chosen a strong proponent for the Community Values Study, Compass Resource Management Ltd. is set to lead the way on this exciting new project. Compass Resource Management Ltd. (Compass) is a strategic planning and decision support firm committed to providing...

It is my great pleasure to introduce our new Program Manager, Kat McGlynn who will be taking over the reins during my one year maternity leave.  Through Kat's education, work, and volunteer experience she has developed a diverse background in community outreach and has a...