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Thanks to the Nelson Young Naturalists for a great day by the lake. We had a lot of fun at the Water Quality for Kids event last weekend! Here are a couple of  pictures with a Friends of Kootenay Lake  instructor teaching kids about the...

Celebrated every April 22, Earth Day is the largest, most celebrated environmental event worldwide. Friends of Kootenay Lake is working with the Central Kootenay Invasive Plant Council, the City of Nelson, Kootenay Native Plant Society, West Kootenay EcoSociety,and the Nelson Pilots Association to host a family...

[caption id="attachment_659" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo Credit: Friends of Kootenay Lake[/caption]   Max Depth: 150m Surface elevation: 532 m Length: 104 km Area: 400 km²...

[caption id="attachment_656" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo Credit: Jim Martin CrazyM Bird and Nature Photography[/caption] Did you know that hunting, trapping, angling and wildlife viewing are collectively worth about $1.3 billion to the province’s economy? This shows that protecting natural resources like Kootenay Lake can have both environmental...

[caption id="attachment_421" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Friends of Kootenay Lake[/caption]   We are launching our citizen science based water quality monitoring program for Kootenay Lake in February 2012.  Want to get involved?  Contact us! ...