#friendsofkootenaylake Tag

Did you hear? Friends of Kootenay Lake turns 10 this month!  That's 10 years of impactful stewardship and education work dedicated to improving the health of Kootenay Lake. And it's all thanks to our supporters, members, volunteers, and funders!  To celebrate this awesome milestone, we would like to...

Back at the end of June, we completed our first round of Osprey and Bald Eagle monitoring on all three arms of Kootenay Lake! FoKLSS staff monitored the North Arm and were later joined by volunteers to monitor the South and West Arms. We had...

On a beautiful and sunny Friday afternoon, 10 volunteers and FOKLSS staff gathered at the Nelson Dog Walk to clean up the shoreline. The goal of this cleanup was to make this area safer for dogs and our community. Nelson Dog Walk is littered with glass...

September 17th Cleanup Recap On September 7th, volunteers and FOLKSS staff did a shoreline clean up near Chahko Mika mall. In a span of two hours, they filled a giant garbage bag with cigarette butts, cans, newspaper, food containers, food wrappers and more.     The most common item found...

[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...

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society is hiring a permanent, long term, Program Manager. This is  an exciting opportunity to play a diverse role in water stewardship in the West Kootenay region. Come join a dynamic community of committed individuals who are leading local stewardship education...

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society is in the process of collating information with regard to this issue. We will be reviewing information from the Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure and various sources before making any formal response. We will be attending the open house...