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Published On: October 31st, 2017 Author: Natasha Overduin, Susi Porter-Bopp, and Genevieve Layton-Cartier This report provides a record of the discussions that occurred at the BC First Nations Water Governance Roundtable, held in Smithers, British Columbia in Wet’suwet’en territories on June 28th and 29th, 2017. This roundtable was co-hosted...

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society is hosting a Summer Photo Contest! Tell us what you love about Kootenay Lake by posting a photo with the hashtag #ilovekootenaylake. Tag @friendsofkootenaylake on Facebook or Instagram, and be entered to win awesome prize packages courtesy of Ainsworth Hotsprings, Nelson Paddleboard and Kayak...

[caption id="attachment_1442" align="alignleft" width="333"] Avery Deboer- Smith[/caption] It is my pleasure to welcome Avery Deboer-Smith to the Program Manager position for the Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society. Avery was raised in Nelson, BC where she grew up running in the forest and playing in the...

[caption id="attachment_1437" align="aligncenter" width="375"] Nest Box Design[/caption] Want to increase the habitat values on your property?  Installing and maintaining nest boxes is a great way to help wildlife and increase wildlife viewing on your property.  This nest box design package will walk you through how to...

[caption id="attachment_1345" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Osprey[/caption]   The British Columbia Nest Record Scheme is the largest and most active program for nesting birds in North America. Because of a huge coordinated effort throughout British Columbia, and with the assistance of regional coordinators and volunteers, British Columbia has regularly...