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Our 2021 AGM has now come and gone, and it went amazing. Thank you to everyone who attended! The notes and presentation from the AGM can be found below. You can find the entire AGM on YouTube here. AGM Introduction Camille LeBlanc, Friends...

From April 1st to 30th, Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society organized a beach cleanup initiative in partnership with the Trails for Creston Valley Society (TCVS) and the East Shore Freshwater Habitat Society (ESFHS). We called for all hands on...

We are excited to announce a new partnership with Back To Nature Apparel. Now until April 30th, you can help raise funds for Friends of Kootenay Lake while getting yourself outfitted with some beautiful wearable art! Back to Nature supports wildlife rehab...

Submit photos of your beach cleanup activities around Kootenay Lake for a chance to win one of eight local prizes courtesy of Trails for Creston Valley Society   You can enter the contest through social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) or through email! How...

On Monday, March 29 2021, our Assistant Program Manager Kayla joined BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD) Fisheries staff for an assessment of dewatered shore spawning kokanee redds along Kootenay Lake's West Arm in...

On Friday March 26 and Saturday March 27 Friends of Kootenay Lake coordinated a beach cleanup at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park to remove garbage and polystyrene foam from the shoreline.   Information on polystyrene (Styrofoam) Polystyrene foam on Kootenay Lake is a massive...

On Tuesday March 23rd, Camille LeBlanc (Program Manager) and Kayla Tilllapaugh (Assistant Program Manager) met with second year Integrated Environmental Planning (IEP) students from Selkirk College to learn about wetland restoration in high-traffic community spaces. [caption id="attachment_3445" align="alignnone" width="600"] Figure 1:...