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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...

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...