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Hello there,The Friends of Kootenay Lake is now accepting resumes for a Summer Student position.  The successful applicant will get a diverse experience working to promote stewardship on Kootenay Lake through citizen science and outreach/education initiatives. Please see  job posting below for details: Deadline for submission...

Invitation, Grohman Narrows Public Meeting – March 26 On March 26, BC Hydro will hold a public meeting in Nelson to report on the findings to date for the Identification Phase of the Grohman Narrows Channel Improvement Project. The event will also discuss plans for the...

Call for Friends of Kootenay Lake Advisory Council Members!  Do you love Kootenay Lake?  Are you a community member who wants to be a local leader in water stewardship?  The Friends of Kootenay Lake (FOKL) invites community members to be a part of their volunteer Lake...

Here is a great article on a movement a foot to protect 2 of the public beaches on the North Shore http://www.nelsonstar.com/news/246552041.html...

Here is some interesting information about the history of the Yaqan Nukiy - Lower Kootenay Indian Band who have been living by Kootenay Lake for over 10,000years (informaiton quoted from http://lowerkootenay.com/our-community/our-history/): "Historically and since time immemorial, the Lower Kootenay Band, locally known as Yaqan Nukiy were...

Report dead bats in winter. The Ministry of Environment has issued a press release to encourage residents of BC to report dead bats in winter as part of early detection for White Nose Syndrome. For more information, see: http://www.newsroom.gov.bc.ca/2014/01/public-asked-to-report-bat-activity-during-winter-months.html...