Kootenay Lake Tag

Harrop Wetland is a small but very important habitat located in Sunshine Bay Regional Park, Harrop, BC. It is considered an ephemeral wetland, meaning it only retains water seasonally and only in wet years, filling primarily by Kootenay Lake floodwaters and precipitation. Since 2013, we have...

As fall comes to an end, so does our season of monitoring Shore-Spawning Kokanee (SSK) Salmon at our restoration site. We had another awesome year and we are looking forward to monitoring in the new year. Kokanee Salmon & Why They Are in Decline Shoreline Spawning Kokanee...

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...

On Sunday, August 1st, the FoKLSS team along with some Harrop community members joined Tom Biebighauser, Wetland Designer from Kentucky and Norm Allard, Wetland Restoration Project Manager from the Yaqan Nukiy Band in Creston, to assess the status of the Harrop Wetland. The purpose of this...

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society is looking to expand their staff by hiring a full-time Environmental Outreach Coordinator. The position will be a 1-year contract of 30-35 hours per week (funding dependant). There will be a possibility of extension pending funding and evaluation of intern....

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society would like to acknowledge a boost in funding to the beach cleanup aspect of their shoreline restoration program thanks to a generous grant from Unsmoke Canada. Thanks to this funding, we can start planning the next phase of our...