Friends of Kootenay Blog

Access stories and photos about the natural and human history of Kootenay National Park and Columbia Valley Includes highlights about the Friends of Kootenay National Park activities and programs.


Wings Over the Rockies Festival Starts Today

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People from around the country are flocking to the Columbia Valley to participate in Wings Over the Rockies Bird Festival and enjoy nature.

The wide floodplain of the Columbia River comprises some of the most extensive wetland habitats in North America and along with riparian woodlands, grasslands, farmlands, mixed and coniferous forests makes the valley one of BC's primo birding locations and destination.

Watch a short video Birding in the Columbia Valley