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September 17th Cleanup Recap On September 7th, volunteers and FOLKSS staff did a shoreline clean up near Chahko Mika mall. In a span of two hours, they filled a giant garbage bag with cigarette butts, cans, newspaper, food containers, food wrappers and...

On Sunday, August 1st, the FoKLSS team along with some Harrop community members joined Tom Biebighauser, Wetland Designer from Kentucky and Norm Allard, Wetland Restoration Project Manager from the Yaqan Nukiy Band in Creston, to assess the status of the...

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society is looking to expand their staff by hiring a full-time Environmental Outreach Coordinator. The position will be a 1-year contract of 30-35 hours per week (funding dependant). There will be a possibility of extension pending...

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society would like to acknowledge a boost in funding to the beach cleanup aspect of their shoreline restoration program thanks to a generous grant from Unsmoke Canada. Thanks to this funding, we can start planning...

With an increased capacity this summer, we have been able to expand our Lake Education Programs. This summer, we have met with a daycare and summer camp already, and will be running more education sessions in August. Starting this fall, we...

Waterlution is currently recruiting for their National Youth Advisory Board and looking for submissions for the Young Water Speaks national storytelling contest. National Youth Advisory Board (YAB) Waterlution is currently recruiting for their YAB. They are looking for young leaders ages 19-29...

Back in the spring, FoKLSS hosted several cleanup events, including the east shore cleanup throughout the entire month of April. Now, as Kootenay Lake's busy season is in full swing, we're beginning to plan our cleanups for summer and fall....