Registration is open for the first annual Kootenay Lake Summit, to be held Saturday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Balfour community hall.
The summit will bring together people who live near Kootenay Lake to inspire and educate. There will be presentations, breakout sessions, an art showcase live music, and free lunch.
The 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.
The event is free but space is limited so register by calling 250-777-2955 or online at friendsofkootenaylake.ca (under events tab).