Workshops this month will teach you about nesting boxes

Nest box workshops offered around Kootenay Lake

Join the Friends of Kootenay Lake for a free, info-packed workshop about cavity nesting animals like bats, waterfowl, owls, and swallows.

Join the Friends of Kootenay Lake for a free, info-packed workshop about cavity nesting animals like bats, waterfowl, owls, and swallows.

They will walk you through how to improve habitat values on your property for these amazing creatures. Participants receive a free package with nest box designs and a chance to win a free nest box.

The event is free but space is limited so register by emailing or calling Claire at 250-777-2955.

Workshop locations and times are as follows:

• East Shore

July 18

10 to 11 a.m.

Yasodhara Ashram, 527 Walkers Landing Rd., Kootenay Bay

• Balfour

July 18

3 to 4 p.m.

Balfour Community Hall, 8435 Busk Rd., Balfour

• Argenta

July 22

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Argenta Community Hall, beside Argenta post office

• Kaslo

July 22

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Kaslo Seniors Hall, 300 block, 4th St., Kaslo

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