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May 2019

Winlaw Water Days Festival

May 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - May 5, 2019 @ 12:00 am

  The annual Winlaw celebration to give thanks and honor our water in the valley and get together to celebrate life. Live music, dance, market, kids activities, and DJs from 2 pm till midnight. Free of charge at Mama Sita's Cafe. There will be an…

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Osprey Monitoring Workshop 2019

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Friends of Kootenay Lake on Saturday, May 11th at the Kokanee Creek Nature Centre for our Osprey Monitoring Workshop hosted by Wildlife Biologist Joanne Siderius.   Learn about this iconic West Kootenay species and how you can get involved in helping us gather data…

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Grizzly Bear Safety Workshop

May 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nelson District Rod and Gun Club, 801 Railway St
Nelson, BC Canada
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This free workshop is geared towards anyone living in working in or recreating in Grizzly bear country. Learn how to prevent bear conflicts and respond safely. For more information email

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Safe Boating Event

May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join the first Nelson Safe Boating Awareness Week Event! Come meet local partners who want to help you have a safe and fun time out on the water! Learn about cold water shock, impaired boating regulations, harmful quagga mussel detection (meet K9 Major!), upgrades in…

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CKISS: Play Clean Go Love Your Trails Event this Saturday!

May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

CKISS is hosting a fun event this Saturday May 25 at Davis St Park in Nelson BC. Everyone is invited!  Activities Include: FREE Bike maintenance workshop with Gerick Cycle and Ski Guided plant ID walk with CKISS Community weed pull Meet K9 Major the invasive…

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Snk’mip Marsh Sanctuary Presentation

May 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Knox Hall, 521 6th Avenue
New Denver, BC Canada
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Join the Valhalla Foundation for Ecology on Monday, May 27, 2019 for a presentation about the Snk’mip Marsh Sanctuary Wetland Restoration Project. Wetland restoration biologists Robin Annschild and Tom Beigbighauser have completed a restoration report for Snk’mip Marsh Sanctuary which will be shared with the…

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One River: Ethics Matter Conference at Selkirk College

May 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

On May 30-31 2019, Selkirk College will be hosting the sixth annual international ethics conference at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia River at the college campus in Castlegar, BC. The 2019 One River, Ethics Matter conference will explore remedial options through respectful dialogue…

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June 2019


June 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

What to get up to date with what's new at FOKLSS? Come to our 2019 AGM at Queens Bay Church ( St. Francis-in-the-Woods) in Queens Bay BC from 10 am - 12 pm. All are welcome! This a great way for members to be updated…

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Meadowscaping Citizen Science Workshop

June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Balfour Community Hall, 8435 Busk Rd.
Balfour, British Columbia Canada
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Both meadow plant species and the native pollinators (bee, butterflies) of these wildflowers support are imperilled. Meadowscaping, the creation/enhancement of meadow habitat through a coordinated planting of native wildflower seeds, can result in direct and effective conservation benefits. During the workshop which participants will learn…

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July 2019

Happy Birthday Canada Beach Clean-up!

July 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Be an active steward of Kootenay Lake and help FoKLSS decrease plastic pollution at Lakeside Park On Tuesday, July 2nd from 5 pm till 6 pm our team will be cleaning the shoreline from Duck Bay to Lakeside Park. Bring your gloves and buckets and…

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