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.

 

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Kootenay National Park 100th Anniversary Stamp

 On January 13th, Parks Canada and Canada Post announced that Floe Lake will be featured on a stamp to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the creation of Kootenay National Park. Read more »

Junior Naturalist Program Coordinator Report 2019

2019 was a great year for the Junior Naturalist Program! The program was able to run for three days a week as opposed to the two days a week it ran last year, and as a result, more kids overall were able to attend the program. Read more »

Kootenay National Park 100th Anniversary Project

 

2020 will be the 100th Anniversary of the creation of Kootenay National Park. The Friends of Kootenay are working with Parks Canada on a project to celebrate this special occasion. Read more »

Friends of Kootenay National Park 2019-20 Board of Directors

President

Alex Goatcher Read more »

In Memoriam of Phil Wallace

This holiday period we learned that long time bord memeber and former acting president Phill Wallace had passed away while doing what he loved to do. Phil was comitted to the preservation of Kootenay National Park, as well as natural areas in the Columbia Valley and Alberta, and was a dedicated to the goals and continued success of the Friends of Kootenay National Park Society. Read more »

Kootenay Savings Donation

A very big thank you to the Kootenay Savings Credit Union Radium Hot Springs branch for their generous donations over the last four weeks.

They donated $347.36 from their Car Show Weekend BBQ and $528 from their Care Wear Program.

Thank you again Kootenay Savings for your generous donations!  Read more »

Junior Naturalist Program 2018 by Amita Symons-Yu

Despite the raging forest fires and highway closures that hit our park this year, the Junior Naturalist Program had a great summer! We had 32 kids from different provinces (and countries!) participate in the program this year. Read more »

Friends of Kootenay National Park 2018-19 Board of Directors

President

Alex Goatcher

Vice-President

Vacant

Secretary

Lindsay Torma

Treasurer

Dale Genest

Gift Shop Manager

Vivian Genest

Directors

Barry Moore

Andree Galbraith

Natalie Wallace Read more »

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