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Over 20,000 Western toadlets were spotted at Harrop Wetland last week. This is huge news! But why? It's been a rough go for Western Toads at Harrop Wetland. A combination of flood management from dams and a warmer, drier climate creates unpredictable...

2022 marks the final year of our Watershed Monitoring Program! As a result, we hosted our last CABIN monitoring training for volunteers. On July 14th and 15th, instructors Allison Lutz and Doris Hausleitner trained 12 volunteers to monitor water quality using...

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...

As a community-driven organization, we want to understand how YOU feel about our Shore-spawning Kokanee Habitat Restoration & Research Project at McDonald's Landing Regional Park and provide space for feedback. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your...

You're invited to Friends of Kootenay Lake's Annual General Meeting and we are so excited to share that it will be taking place IN PERSON this year! Join us at the Harrop Schoolhouse to learn about what our supporters have made...

With heavy hearts full of warmth and appreciation, we are announcing the departure of our beloved Executive Director Camille LeBlanc. The currents are taking Camille to exciting places, and we feel so fortunate to be sending her off with smiles and great...

GET. READY. 750 miles. Icy water. No motors. No support. Described as “the Iditarod on a boat with a chance of drowning or being eaten by a Grizzly bear,” this epic endurance race attracts the intrepid and unhinged who find their...

This report highlights FoKLSS successes in 2021 thanks to our community of members, volunteers, and supporters.   Click the image below to read the full report.      ...