Welcome to our new team members and a sad goodbye to a great Program Manager!
Image credit: Thomas Nowa Photography (https://www.thomasnowa.com/)
Claire Pollock-Hall left, Avery Deboer-Smith right
We are very excited to welcome Claire Pollock-Hall as our new Program Manager! Claire has been working with FOKLSS for over 6-months...
Photo Credit: Shirley Smith
BC Lake Stewardship Society (BCLSS) is calling on local citizen scientists to help in recording ice on and off events on their local lake. This data helps us better understand the effects of global climate change. One of the effects of climate...
Nominate an outstanding individual or organization
by February 11, 2019!
Soumettre la candidature d’un individu ou d’une organisation
au plus tard le 11 février 2019!
EECOM’s Awards of Excellence in Environmental Education and Communication recognize contributions of outstanding individuals and organizations engaged in environmental learning across Canada.
Les prix d’excellence en éducation et...
It appears that the clean-up is now complete for an almost 400L oil spill that occurred on April 15, 2019 in Kootenay Lake near the Balfour Ferry terminal.
For more information on the incident please refer to the CBC article here.
If you are seeking updates on...
If you are using groundwater (from a well or dugout) for non-domestic uses you are legally required to submit a groundwater licence application before March 1, 2019. Start yours in person at your local Front Counter BC office, or online at https://portal.nrs.gov.bc.ca/web/client/-/existing-use-groundwater-licence-application...
Searching for the perfect Christmas gift this holiday season that won't hurt the planet? Look no further, we have a few things for you to get excited about!
1. Kootenay Lake Watershed Maps
2. $28 Kootenay Lake Hats
Locally designed by Shawn Morris and manufactured...
The Valley Voice has kindly published an article detailing two of the presentations which took place at the 2018 Kootenay Lake Summit. If you missed out on attending the Summit this year, the article gives a great overview of both Luanne and Michael's presentations on...
Recreation, Fish & Wildlife students at Selkirk College get the opportunity to take their classroom learning out into the community. Recently, students worked with Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society to share information on local birds and the impact building simple nesting boxes can have.
November 21, 2018
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Presentations begin at 7 p.m.
Venue: The Hume Hotel, 422 Vernon Street, Nelson
Tickets: This event is free, but please register onlineto reserve your space.
Come out for a special night of stories about the plants and animals that make Darkwoods an...