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Introducing the Proposed Amended Fisheries Act Canadians have called on the government for strong legislation that will protect our fish and fish habitat for future generations. Following extensive consultation, the government heard from thousands of Canadians, including over 200 Indigenous groups, who said that they want...

[caption id="attachment_2180" align="alignright" width="375"] Water mural painted by students at the Youth Water Festival, 2018[/caption] On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 the Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society hosted Nelson’s first-ever Youth Water Festival at Lakeside Park. Drawing over 430 students from eight different schools, the Youth Water...

  The Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society is soliciting a statement of qualification from individuals or firms interested in providing herbicide contracting services. Proposals shall be submitted to the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society, Attention: Jennifer Vogel, at admin@ckiss.ca. Proposals submitted after the due date and time will...

  Over Earth Day Weekend FOKLSS helped create three different beach cleanups and joined the Eco Society's Earth Day Parade in Nelson, BC. On Sunday, April 22nd we had over 100 volunteers join us in cleaning the beach at Kokanee Creek Park! One of the main concerns at...

On January 15, 2018, we hosted the second webinar in our 2017/2018 Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar season, Collaborative Consent and Revitalizing Indigenous Laws: Pathways to Indigenous Water Governance and Co-Governance with speakers Rosie Simms (POLIS Water Sustainability Project), Michael Miltenberger (North Raven), and Simon Owen (Indigenous Law...