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Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society is looking to expand their staff by hiring a full-time Environmental Outreach Coordinator. The position will be a 1-year contract of 30-35 hours per week (funding dependant). There will be a possibility of extension pending funding and evaluation of intern....

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society would like to acknowledge a boost in funding to the beach cleanup aspect of their shoreline restoration program thanks to a generous grant from Unsmoke Canada. Thanks to this funding, we can start planning the next phase of our...

With an increased capacity this summer, we have been able to expand our Lake Education Programs. This summer, we have met with a daycare and summer camp already, and will be running more education sessions in August. Starting this fall, we will be offering water quality...

Waterlution is currently recruiting for their National Youth Advisory Board and looking for submissions for the Young Water Speaks national storytelling contest. National Youth Advisory Board (YAB) Waterlution is currently recruiting for their YAB. They are looking for young leaders ages 19-29 to join their board and...

Back in the spring, FoKLSS hosted several cleanup events, including the east shore cleanup throughout the entire month of April. Now, as Kootenay Lake's busy season is in full swing, we're beginning to plan our cleanups for summer and fall. Here are our first cleanups...

On June 22nd, we co-hosted a meeting for Harrop-area residents with Tom Biebighauser, Wildlife Biologist and Wetland Ecologist. Tom provided a great presentation on the importance of wetlands, and we followed by discussing the Harrop wetland specifically, our projects in the area , the future of...