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August 2019

Spotlight on Shore spawners at Kokanee Creek Nature Centre

August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On August 14th Friends of Kootenay Lake will be a guest speaker at Kokanee Creek Nature Centre. Our team will be sharing their knowledge on a little known population of Kokanee salmon that spawn on the shores of Kootenay Lake’s West Arm. These salmon are…

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Yasodhara Ashram Youth Climate Action Retreat 2019

August 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Join Yasoshara Ashram on the shores of Kootenay Lake for our Youth Climate Action Retreat! Come together and connect with fellow activists in an open dialogue, as well as taking part in workshops focused on reflection, relaxation and re-centering for the work ahead. This will…

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Redfish Festival at Kokanee Creek Nature Centre

August 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

It’s time to celebrate the annual return of the Kokanee salmon at Kokanee Creek Nature Centre. Get ready for the eighth annual RedFish Festival, with music, bubbles, kids activities, vendors and good food. All that and Jerry the Moose too! The festival is free but…

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September 2019

Spawning Channel Open House in Meadow Creek

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

You’re invited: Meadow Creek Spawning Channel open house on Saturday, September 7, 2019  Talk to biologists, learn more about Kokanee, the Kootenay Lake Nutrient Restoration Program, and how to co-exist with Grizzly Bears. This free, family event is hosted by the FWCP in partnership with…

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Columbia Basin Transboundary Conference: Discussing the future of the Columbia River

September 12, 2019 - September 14, 2019

    DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER Registration now open for the transboundary conference: One River, One Future   Online registration is open for the Columbia Basin Transboundary Conference: One River, One Future, an international conference addressing key issues related to the future of…

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CBEEN: Inquiring Voices Environmental Education Gathering

September 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 22, 2019 @ 1:30 pm

September 20-22, Whatshan Lake Retreat, near Nakusp, West Kootenay CBEEN’s 2019 Inquiring Voices Environmental Education Gathering will take place at Whatshan Lake Retreat near Edgewood (south of Nakusp) from September 20-22, 2019. Participants can arrive anytime in the evening on Friday, September 20, and we…

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October 2019

2019 KCP Fall Gathering

October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019
Invermere East Kootenays Canada + Google Map

The KCP Fall Gathering & AGM serves as one of the primary vehicles to connect and re-connect KCP partners from across the region, complete with a guest speakers series, field tour, catered meals and more at no cost to attendees.

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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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