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March 25, 2022: Education Day with Selkirk College Back at the end of March, Program Manager Kayla Tillapaugh and Environmental Outreach Coordinator Joelle Burnie led an education day with Selkrik College. Our first stop was McDonald's Landing to see FoKLSS Shore-Spawning Kokanee Habitat Restoration Project and assess...

About the challenge: April is Earth Month and to celebrate, we are challenging you to participate in 10 stewardship activities that will give back to Kootenay Lake this month! By signing up below, you will receive a challenge card with activities you can check off during...

Read the full PDF job posting here.  Job Posting Stewardship Coordinator (1-year contract position) Terms of Employment: 1-year contract, 35 hours per week (funding dependent). Possibility of extension pending funding and evaluation of intern.  Candidates must be under 30 years of age (inclusive) due to funding requirements. They...

Thank you! A huge thank you to everyone who tuned in on March 8th & 9th to learn about and discuss boating and fisheries on Kootenay Lake. Over 100 individuals in our community took part and were eager to dive into these important topics. There were a...

[caption id="attachment_4063" align="alignright" width="415"] Left to right: Joelle Burnie (FoKLSS staff), Gary Munro (Volunteer), and Molly Teather (FLNRORD) recording data and analyzing eggs. Photo: J. Siderius[/caption] Our Shore-Spawning Kokanee Habitat Restoration & Research Project is an all hands on deck initiative. From installing gravel, to monitoring...

We need more inspiring people like you to join our team of Board of Directors! As a board member, you volunteer your time to govern and care for the organization at a foundational level. You can join a committee that suits your interests, and utilize your...

From Dec 26-Jan 7 a portion of your purchase at Sprout Plant-Based Eatery, ROAM, and Back to Nature Apparel will be donated to Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society to help improve the health and stewardship of Kootenay Lake! Make sure to check out these local...

Some of our partner organizations have hosted some really awesome webinars last month and we wanted to share them with you. Dig in! Living Lakes Canada: Indigenous-led Water Relationships within the Columbia Basin Webinar Series This three-part webinar series was organized to make time, space and place...

Harrop Wetland is a small but very important habitat located in Sunshine Bay Regional Park, Harrop, BC. It is considered an ephemeral wetland, meaning it only retains water seasonally and only in wet years, filling primarily by Kootenay Lake floodwaters and precipitation. Since 2013, we have...