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It is our pleasure to introduce our new Program Manager Camille LeBlanc. Camille has been our tireless Environment Manager for the past 8 months. Maybe you have chatted with Camille at an outreach event, shared a boat ride looking for...

Photo Credit: Joanne Siderius Answering the call On the chilly Sunday morning of December 1, 2019 members of the Kootenay Lake community bundled up and got to work cleaning-up massive amounts of StyrofoamTM at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park. This clean-up was organized...

Title of Position: Program Coordinator Terms of Employment: December 15, 2019 to April 30, 2021 (with possibility for extension); approximately 10-15 hours per week; contracted by Living Lakes Canada Wage: Depending upon experience Start Date: December 15, 2019 Deadline to Apply: November 30, 2019 Submit Application To:...

For 7 years FOKLSS has hosted an event focused on good food, great people and rich learning about Kootenay Lake from experts in our community   The Summit took place on November 8, 2019 at Taghum Hall on the Kootenay river from...

On October 21, 2019 FOKLSS hosted a workshop on shore-spawning Kokanee with presentations from Joanne Siderius Senior Naturalist of the Kokanee Creek Nature Centre and Jeff Burrows Senior Fish Biologist from Ministry of Forest Lands and Natural Resource Operations   Even though...

On October 10 2019, Friends of Kootenay Lake staff along with two volunteers went out on the West Arm to gather data on shore-spawning Kokanee.   Late fall is usually the time when many living systems start to wind down for the...

Discussing the impacts of climate change on Kootenay Lake. With presentations by local researchers, climate scientists, and non-profits.   This highly anticipated event will feature talks from local leaders in climate science and action, set to the beautiful backdrop of the Kootenay...

A reminder to keep an eye out for redds on the shoreline, as Kokanee are spawning between September and October On September 27th FOKLSS went to a known spawning site of shore spawning Kokanee, right at the time when they had...

On Friday September 27th, the FOKLSS team enlisted the help of 19 students from Selkirk College's  Integrated Environmental Planning program to complete maintenance at Duck Bay Wetland These second-year students helped our FOKLSS team fulfill our project goals for year two...

Congratulations to Vicky Issott who is the winner of the 2019 Trash to Art Compeitition, and will be awarded the $200 cash prize! On April 27th 2019, Vicky and a group of volunteers joined us at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park for...