3rd Annual Kootenay Lake Summit

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3rd Annual Kootenay Lake Summit

October 24, 2015


We are pleased to announce that registration for the Kootenay Lake Summit is now open! The 3rd Annual Kootenay Lake Summit will bring together people who live near Kootenay Lake to inspire and educate. There will be presentations, breakout sessions, exhibit tables, live music, a dance performance, an introduction to the Kootenay Lake Community Values Study, and free lunch. The event will include presentations and performances by:
• Keynote Speaker: Joe Pierre Jr. – Storyteller from the Ktunaxa Nation
• Presenters:
-Lesley Killough – Origins of Kootenay Lake and its unique geologic features
-Nicole Kapell – Archeology on Kootenay Lake and overview of Ktunaxa Nation Cultural Values Study
-Jeff Burrows – Update on Kootenay Lake fisheries and introduction to shoreline spawning kokanee
-Jakob Dulisse – Species-at-Risk on Kootenay Lake
• Dance performance by Midway Theatre and Allegro Dance Theatre
• Live music by David Reid

The event is free but space is limited so register today by calling 250-777-2955 or online at friendsofkootenaylake.ca (under events tab)

If you would be interested in volunteering at the event please let us know as we are looking for a few people to help out. Also, if you are a lake-related business or organization who would like an exhibit table (no sales allowed at the event) please contact us to book a space. We are encouraging people to carpool. Please go to Kootenay Rideshare if you are willing to give a ride or need a ride to the event: http://kootenayrideshare.com/

A special thanks to our event sponsors: Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Power, City of Nelson, Live in the Koots Team with Fair Reality, Real Estate Foundation of BC, Fortis BC, and Regional District of Central Kootenay for making this event possible!



October 24, 2015
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Friends of Kootenay Lake
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Prestige Lakeside Resort
701 Lakeside Dr
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3 Canada
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