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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...

Letter to the Editor:   Most Kootenay residents are familiar with the brilliant red color that the kokanee salmon turn in the fall when they are spawning in creeks and rivers in the area. But did you know that kokanee can also be found spawning along the...

BC Rivers Day is September 23, 2018. To celebrate, Our Water BC has developed a River IQ challenge. Once you have completed the challenge you are able to enter your details to be in the draw to win great prizes from #MEC and #Patagonia British Columbia is home...

In 2014, Friends of Kootenay Lake received funding from the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program and Environment Canada to help restore the Harrop wetlands in Sunshine Bay Regional Park. With the help of many amazing community members and volunteers, the Harrop wetland was created. The...

The Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN), Provides recourse and networking for educators in the Columbia Basin. Their vision is to have those in the Columbia Basin respect the natural environment and engage in sustainable activities. Environmental education is a long-term investment in the community. Threw...

Introducing the Proposed Amended Fisheries Act Canadians have called on the government for strong legislation that will protect our fish and fish habitat for future generations. Following extensive consultation, the government heard from thousands of Canadians, including over 200 Indigenous groups, who said that they want...