Kootenay Lake Library

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The five-year study on the status of glaciers in the Columbia Basin done by researchers Brian Menounos and Ben Pelto has recently been released. The  Canadian Columbia Basin Glacier and Snow Research Network has made the full report and summary...

This Watershed Security Fund Position Paper offers a look at opportunities for the provincial government to lay the ground work for protection of freshwater in communities all throughout B.C. This paper is the result of a collaboration between the POLIS...

On October 22, 2019 University of Victoria's POLIS Water Sustainability Project and Environmental Law Centre released an Innovation Brief, based on their investigations into Water Sustainability Plans under British Columbia's Water Sustainability Act. In the summary they state that these plans...

This summer Kootenay Conservation Partnership (KCP) launched its Stewardship Solutions Online Toolkit The toolkit is a great resource for landowners and land managers who wanted to pursue stewardship on private land. An interactive map of the Kootenays allows you to click...

Searching for the perfect Christmas gift this holiday season that won't hurt the planet? Look no further, we have a few things for you to get excited about!    1. Kootenay Lake Watershed Maps  Laminated: $25 Un-laminated: $15    2. $28 Kootenay Lake Hats Locally designed...

The 2018 Friends of Kootenay Lake Summit was a complete success! The Summit took place on November 3, 2018 at J.V. Humphries School in Kaslo from 5-9pm. The theme of this years Summit was the History of Kootenay Lake and we had...