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The Balfour Hall was packed with people at last nights meeting regarding the fisheries decline on Kootenay Lake.  There is a 3-5 million dollar per year fisheries on Kootenay Lake.  Many people are concerned about the poor condition of fish being caught, the decline in...

Here is a great article from the Nelson Star, article can be found at: http://www.nelsonstar.com/news/292503571.html Dwindling kokanee numbers cause alarm by  Will Johnson - Nelson Star posted Feb 18, 2015 at 4:00 PM— updated Feb 18, 2015 at 8:35 PM Tom Lang and Mike Jeffrey of the Eastshore Freshwater Habitat Society...

by Nelson Daily Staff on 13 Feb 2015 From: http://thenelsondaily.com/news/concerned-groups-calling-ministry-take-immediate-action-kootenay-lake-fishery-meeting-scheduled#.VN-7uC75IgG At this point there is no explanation as to why the virus (IHNv) showed up at Meadow Creek. Although members of the BCWF is calling upon the government to conduct an independent review to determine how fisheries...

Re-licensing of Mica, Hugh Keenleyside (Arrow Lakes), and Duncan Dams under the International River Improvements Act Environment Canada The federal Minister of the Environment has received applications by the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (BC Hydro) for the re-licensing, under the International River Improvements Act (IRIA), of the...

Shaw TV exclusive on Friends of Kootenay Lake. Learn more about our water and zebra mussel monitoring program, by checking out the video below. http://youtu.be/G9dx4RU2kyo?list=UUr0Nhp8T96ydA8aYAnyeopw [caption id="attachment_793" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo Credit: Friends of Kootenay Lake[/caption]   Volunteering with Friends of Kootenay Lake is a blast! To find out more...

Here is some troubling news that was published recently: From: http://www.bclocalnews.com/sports/284092861.html by  Jim Bailey - Trail Daily Times posted Nov 27, 2014 at 11:00 AM— updated Nov 27, 2014 at 12:01 PM The Family Day Fishing Derby was cancelled earlier this week, as angler concern for the fishery on Kootenay...

Update from the Top of the Lake Community Shoreline Clean-Up On Sunday September 28th, sixteen people showed up to help out with the shoreline clean-up in Argenta.  Volunteers managed to pull a full pick up truck worth of garbage off the beach including fridges, freezers and...