Kootenay Lake Summit

kootenay lake friendsFirst Ever Kootenay Lake Summit

by Friends of Kootenay Lake

When: Saturday November 9th 9am-3:30pm

Where: Balfour Community Hall (corner of Busk Rd. and Charles St.)

The event is free but space is limited so register today by calling 250-777-2955 or online at friendsofkootenaylake.ca (under events tab).

The first annual Lake Summit will bring together people who live near Kootenay Lake to inspire and educate. There will be presentations, breakout sessions, a Kootenay Lake Art showcase presented by Touchstones Museum of Art and History, live music, and free lunch.

The Kootenay Lake Summit will highlight current research initiatives as well as identify main challenges for the lake and potential solutions to these problems. Themes will include climate change, lake fertilization, how to live healthy by the water, and tourism. The event will encourage a broader and deeper understanding of the lake’s ecosystem and build cooperative relationships among Kootenay Lake communities.

A special thanks to our Funders and Partners the Columbia Basin Trust, Mountain Equipment Co-Op, TD Friends of the Environment, West Kootenay EcoSociety, Wildsight, Kootenay Lake Partnership, and the Real Estate Foundation of BC for making this event possible!

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Ingrid has been the owner and editor of The East Shore Mainstreet newspaper for more than twelve years now. She lives in Gray Creek, BC, with her husband Juergen and children Zoe and Luka.

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