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Happy Bears at Kokanee Creek Park

  They made it! A black bear sow and her cub spent last fall eating Kokanee at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park. Often bears feeding this close to people learn to eat garbage or visitor food if it is available and end up being destroyed as safety risks. But these bears fed on salmon in front of park visitors without approaching visitors, eating campground food or park garbage. Staff of B.C.…

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Red Fish Festival August 24

Here they come again! It’s time to celebrate the annual return of the Kokanee salmon at Kokanee Creek Park on Sunday, August 24. Get ready for channel spawning tours, dance, food and fun along with a local art exhibit from 11 am to 6 pm at the Visitors Centre on Kootenay Lake.This is the third annual RedFish Festival presented by the West Kootenay EcoSociety. Guided channel tours…

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2012 Spring Membership Drive

EcoSociety has been protecting our environment and building community for over 15 years. Starting with advocating for West Arm Provincial Park and operating a regional recycling facility, EcoSociety has never stopped serving. In 2012, we are bigger and bolder than ever. But we need your support to keep activating our communtiy through leadership and education. Your membership helps support our…

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