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Do you have an interest in community organizing, water stewardship and want to share your skills with a local non-profit? Then we invite you to join our FOKLSS Board of Directors! Becoming a member of the FOKLSS board is a great way to share your talents and...

Photo Credit: Shirley Smith Our Osprey Monitoring Workshop was a complete success! We had 20 participants from around the lake join us and learn about Osprey from the knowledgable Wildlife Biologist Joanne Siderius. Joanne is the Senior Naturalist at the Nature Centre and has been helping us...

What to get up to date with what's new at FOKLSS? Come to our 2019 AGM at Queens Bay Church ( St. Francis-in-the-Woods) in Queens Bay BC from 10 am - 12 pm. All are welcome! This a great way for members to be updated on what...

Spring Beach Clean-up at Kokanee Creek   On April 27th, 2019, despite the cold weather, FOKLSS and over 25 volunteers met at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park to clean-up the main beach.¬† We had hot coffee, tea and homemade treats there to keep us warm and fueled up...

FOKLSS Goes Back to School !! In early April Friends of Kootenay Lake held a stormwater education program for kindergarten and grade one students at the Wildflower in Nelson, BC. Over the two days the kids we learned what stormwater is and explored where it goes...

Earth Day/ Easter Weekend Outreach Extravaganza!! This past weekend was an action-packed few days for FOKL, we were busy enjoying the sun while chatting with folks about Kootenay Lake and what we have been up to and what we have planned for this summer. It was...

Congratulations to Kat Hartwig for winning the 2017 Water's Next Award!   For her tireless efforts and commitment, the Living Lakes Canada Executive Director was featured in 'Water Canada' for her Water Steward of the Year award. In the article below you can hear from Kat what...