Nature Camps – Summer 2018

One Day Nature Camps Dates: Every Tuesday & Thursday in July and August Time: 9 AM to 4 PM Location: Kokanee Creek Nature Centre, Kokanee Creek Provincial Park, BC (see map) Cost: $20.00 per day Camp Director: Joanne A. Siderius, Ph.D., Senior Naturalist, Kokanee Creek Nature Centre * Program intended for 6 to 9 year olds. For Registration and Information, CALL: 250-825-4723

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Redfish Festival 2017

On August 27th, come down to the Kokanee Creek Nature Centre to celebrate the return of the Kokanee salmon! Here, at the Nature Centre, we’ve been eagerly waiting all summer for the salmon to arrive, and they’re finally here! Our goal is to excite every guest that comes through our doors about nature and the value of protecting the environment; this job is never easier than when there are…

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Kokanee Creek Nature Centre Opening July 1st!

Hello from the Kokanee Creek Nature Centre’s new coordinator Heather Ling! I am a local girl, and part of the fourth generation of Ling’s to make their home around Kootenay Lake. Over the years I have spent lots of time in the mountains, on the lake, and exploring this beautiful area we call home. I am proud to have the opportunity to work for the West Kootenay EcoSociety because of the great…

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*NEW* Kokanee Creek Nature Centre Day Camps

New!!! Kokanee Creek Summer Camps!!! Kokanee Creek Nature Centre (run by the West Kootenay EcoSociety) is trying something new this summer: full-day, week-long summer camps for everyone! The Kokanee Creek Nature Centre is located in Kokanee Creek Provincial Park, approximately 20 minutes from Nelson.  Need to find a ride to Kokanee Creek Nature Camps? Check out the EcoSociety's Kootenay Rideshare…

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Arianna’s summer at Kokanee Nature Centre

By Arianna Murphy Steed Arianna is starting her first year of university at UBC in Vancouver this week. There is a lot to like about the Kokanee Creek Nature Centre. There is a beaver lodge and a dipper nest, the bear-scratch tree and the willows where the cedar waxwings play. There are the trail cams that capture animals at play. There are the interesting people exploring the forests from…

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Redfish Festival 2017

On August 27th, come down to the Kokanee Creek Nature Centre to celebrate the return of the Kokanee salmon! Here, at the Nature Centre, we’ve been eagerly waiting all summer for the salmon to arrive, and they’re finally here! Our goal is to excite every guest that comes through our doors about nature and the value of protecting the environment; this job is never easier than when there are…

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