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In November 2020, West Kootenay EcoSociety hosted two webinars with guest speaker Herm Hammond, a Registered Forest Professional and forest ecologist. Click the titles to be directed to the webinar recordings. Webinar 1 - A New Relationship with Forests: Nature-based Planning How nature-based planning...

The Columbia Basin Water Hub is an open-sourced data library under development by Living Lakes Canada. The Data hub will host a variety of data that refers to water from within the Columbia River Basin. The goal is to make...

Kootenay Co-op Radio and Friends of Kootenay Lake are teaming up again this year to host the annual Polar Bear Swim and community fundraiser, this time, virtually!   The Polar Bear Swim will take place from December 18th, 2020 to January 5th,...

We are excited to announce that Friends of Kootenay Lake is in the initial stages of creating our own podcast series, and we want to use local music for our soundtracks! If you are a Kootenay local and a musician,...

On September 17, 2020 we conducted a fore-shore clean-up of the excessive litter build-up along the lakebed beneath the Prestige Marina in Nelson, BC. This clean-up was organized by Kootenay Lake Sailing Association, West Kootenay Boating Association, Kootenay Pedalwheelers and...

The Kokanee Creek Nature Centre has released three spectacular educational videos for school-aged children through their Kokanee Salmon School Program. The videos capture the awe-inspiring essence of our native and local salmon, and are perfect educational materials to showcase in...

Supporting Outdoor & Environmental Learning - Sign up Today! Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network is hosting several workshops and webinars on outdoor learning, and they have also opened a second fall order on outdoor learning equipment & resources! Order window is...