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2023 Nelson Polar Bear Swim

Lakeside Park

The countdown has begun! Get ready for the 2023 Nelson Polar Bear Swim! Kootenay Co-op Radio and Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society are thrilled to announce that the 2023 Nelson Polar Bear Swim will take place at Lakeside Park in Nelson on Sunday, January...

Native Planting at Harrop Wetland

Get dirty and help us, Friends of Kootenay Lake, plant native vegetation at Harrop Wetland as part of our 2022 Harrop Wetland Enhancement Project! We will be planting native seeds, plugs, pots, live stakes, shrubs, and herbs. Over time, this vegetation will create microhabitats for...

Native Seed Collection Workshop

About the event: Non-native plant species have established in many areas around Kootenay Lake, out-competing native plants and threatening ecosystems. We can act by helping to re-establish native vegetation in these degraded ecosystems using native seeds. As part of our 2022 Harrop Wetland Enhancement Project,...