Outdoor and In-class Nature Programs at no cost to West Kootenay Schools!

West Kootenay EcoSociety is also hosting week-long, full-day nature camps for primary and intermediate kids and one camp for elders!  9AM to 4PM daily.

Need to find a ride to Kokanee Creek Nature Camps?
Check out the EcoSociety's Kootenay Rideshare Project!
BC Transit
also has a stop right in front of Kokanee Creek Provincial Park!

Where is Kokanee Creek Nature Centre?  We are  located at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park

We have our own Youtube channel at "Kokanee Nature Investigators".  Watch over 50 wildlife camera videos from Kokanee Creek.

Two of our latest videos:
End of April at Kokanee Creek Park
Beaver builds on our camera!

Learn about Kokanee Creek 
Educators can download Kokanee Creek presentations in-line with school curricula

  • The plants of Kokanee Creek

    Roots, Shoots and Rattlesnake Mushrooms: a selected botany of Kokanee Creek that discusses some usage, including aboriginal, some life cycles, and interesting facts and descriptions of plants, fungi and lichens.

  • Kokanee Salmon

    A discussion of the Kokanee Salmon as the keystone species of Kokanee Creek. Looks at aboriginal technology and salmon, human influence on salmon, and Kokanee life cycle

  • A Kokanee Year

    A Kokanee Year uses trail cam videos and photographs from the park to show the birds, fish and animals of the park as the year changes. Life cycles, interactions of plants, animals and people in the ecosystem are highlighted.

Get detailed program information on the Nature Centre website.

The Nature Centre will be open from 9am to 8pm every day of the week from June 30 through Labour Day! Check out our calendar of events for more details. 

If you have any questions about summer programming at the Nature Centre, call 250-825-4723 or email NatureCentre@ecosociety.ca

Don't miss the annual Red Fish Festival that takes place on the last Sunday of August at 11 am to 5 pm.




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