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Congratulations to Kat Hartwig for winning the 2017 Water's Next Award!   For her tireless efforts and commitment, the Living Lakes Canada Executive Director was featured in 'Water Canada' for her Water Steward of the Year award. In the article below you...

Welcome to our new team members and a sad goodbye to a great Program Manager! Image credit: Thomas Nowa Photography (https://www.thomasnowa.com/) Claire Pollock-Hall left, Avery Deboer-Smith right   We are very excited to welcome Claire Pollock-Hall as our new Program Manager! Claire has been working...

Photo Credit: Shirley Smith BC Lake Stewardship Society (BCLSS)  is calling on local citizen scientists to help in recording ice on and off events on their local lake. This data helps us better understand the effects of global climate change. One...

Nominate an outstanding individual or organization by February 11, 2019!  Soumettre la candidature d’un individu ou d’une organisation au plus tard le 11 février 2019! EECOM’s Awards of Excellence in Environmental Education and Communication recognize contributions of outstanding individuals and organizations engaged in environmental learning across Canada. Les...

It appears that the clean-up is now complete for an almost 400L oil spill that occurred on April 15, 2019 in Kootenay Lake near the Balfour Ferry terminal. For more information on the incident please refer to the CBC article here. If...

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...