Kootenay Lake Tag

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...

With an increased capacity this summer, we have been able to expand our Lake Education Programs. This summer, we have met with a daycare and summer camp already, and will be running more education sessions in August. Starting this fall, we will be offering water quality...

Waterlution is currently recruiting for their National Youth Advisory Board and looking for submissions for the Young Water Speaks national storytelling contest. National Youth Advisory Board (YAB) Waterlution is currently recruiting for their YAB. They are looking for young leaders ages 19-29 to join their board and...