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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:...

Are you someone who: is under 30 years old? has or is pursuing a diploma or degree in environmental sciences or related? is looking for a temporary, full-time position for the summer of 2021? If you answered yes to all of...

Check out these great resources from the Kootenay Lake Partnership (KLP) that provide a succinct overview of the KLP and their Shorelines Guidance Document. Orientation to the Shoreline Guidance Document for Provincial Government Staff Topics: What is the Kootenay Lake Partnership? What...

This report provides a review of Friend of Kootenay Lake’s activities and operations for the year 2020, covering January 1st to December 31st. Click me! ...