March 14, 2022

Kootenay Lake Summit: Restoring Kootenay Lake’s Fisheries


Harvey Andrusak, Former Regional Fisheries Biologist for the Kootenays

Matt Neufeld, Fish & Aquatic Habitat Section Head for Kootenay-Boundary

James Baxter, Aquatics Biologist with FortisBC

Kenton Andreashuk, Sr. Fisheries Guardian for Ktunaxa Nation Council

Marley Bassett, Fish Restoration Biologist and Project Lead on the Nutrient Restoration Program


Topics: Listen in on evening two of the Kootenay Lake Summit covering the topic of Restoring Kootenay Lake's Fisheries. Panelists shared what species inhabit Kootenay Lake, the reasons for their decline, what's being done to restore their populations, and ways we can move forward. The webinar was also open to questions from the audience, where participants shared their thoughts, experiences, and concerns with the panelists.


Music: "Fletcher Falls Reverie" by Dave Carroll


Poem: "Summers in the Kootenays" by Rayya Liebich

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