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October 2019

BCLSS: Understanding BC Lakes in Changing Times

October 4, 2019 - October 6, 2019

October 4th-6th Oceola Fish and Game Club, Winfield BC Our lakes are facing a variety of pressures, including climate extremes. This conference will bring together a network of those concerned about lake health to address these challenges and discuss what can be done to preserve,…

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Spotlight on Shore-spawners

October 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Featuring talks from Fish Biologist Jeff Burrows and Kokanee Creek Nature Centre's Senior Naturalist Joanne Siderius, this evening event will offer informative presentations on the biology and behavior of shore-spawning kokanee, as well as the challenges they are currently facing on Kootenay Lake. Admission is…

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November 2019

7th Annual Kootenay Lake Summit: Kootenay Lake in a Changing Climate

November 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Discussing the impacts of climate change on Kootenay Lake. With presentations by local researchers, climate scientists, and non-profits.   This highly anticipated event will feature talks from local leaders in climate science and action, set to the beautiful backdrop of the Kootenay River! The Kootenay…

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April 2020

Columbia Mountain Institute: Amphibian Inventory & Monitoring Techniques

April 14 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm
$350

This introductory course provides students with an opportunity to improve their amphibian species identification and handling skills, learn about survey design and standard inventory and monitoring techniques, and get hands-on experience surveying for amphibians in a variety of settings. This 1.5 day course will include…

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3rd Annual Symposium on Water Stewardship in a Changing Climate

April 23 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm

Comox Valley 2020: 3rd Annual Vancouver Island Water Stewardship in a Changing Climate Symposium: Climate Change, Collaboration and Restorative Landscapes Thursday, April 23, 2020 - Friday, April 24, 2020 Courtenay, British Columbia Information: Partnership for Water Sustainability in BC Tel.: 604-947-2911. Email: kstephens@watersustainabilitybc.ca https://www.civicinfo.bc.ca/events?eventid=7359    

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May 2020

Yasodhara Ashram: The Art of Participatory Leadership workshop

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - May 9 @ 2:00 pm

This leadership training opportunity is hosted as a partnership between CBEEN and Selkirk College. Hosted on the beautiful shores of Kootenay Lake, workshop patricipants will take a deep dive into three days of hands-on learning and skill building in the Art of Hosting. Come away…

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Osprey Monitoring Workshop on May 18th

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Register for the first-ever Friends of Kootenay Lake Osprey Monitoring Webinar! The first week of April marks the return of the high flying, deep diving and fish-loving Osprey (pandion haliaetus). These birds migrate here from Central and South America, returning to their nests along the Kootenay…

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June 2020

Join us online for our 2020 AGM

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Get up to speed on what Friends of Kootenay Lake has been up to Join us for our first online AGM on June 3rd at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Through these challenging times, we here at FOKLSS have been keeping ourselves busy by planning…

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July 2020

Friends of Kootenay Lake CABIN Field Assistant Training Workshop

July 29 @ 8:30 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm
Free

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society offers a CABIN Field Assistant Training for Kootenay Lake residents Register here by July 20th! Note: Due to limited spaces, those who register will be contacted by our team to determine their ability and interest in continuing to monitor…

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August 2020

Kokanee Habitat Enhancement Project Information Session

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Want to know more about Friends of Kootenay Lake's Shore-spawning Kokanee Habitat Enhancement Project?   On August 25th between 10:00 - 10:45 am, join us for a virtual information session hosted by Program Manager Camille LeBlanc. In this one hour session, you will learn why…

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