Conservation Neighbourhood Creston-PurcellsDuncan-Trout LakeKootenay LakeKootenay Lake West ArmLower ArrowLower Columbia RiverSlocan ValleySouth Selkirks-SalmoUpper Arrow
Focuses Ecosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachSpecies-at-RiskWildlife/Fish Conservation
Regional District RDCK
Group Types Non-Profit Organization

Our Mission:

To work to preserve and promote this special place.

Our Vision:

To know nature and keep it worth knowing.

The West Kootenay Naturalists is a Nelson Club under the umbrella of BC Nature, which represents over 52 nature clubs throughout British Columbia. The Kootenay area of our province, in a spectacular landscape setting, is home to many unique features with a broad spectrum of flora and fauna. There is something for everyone, whether you are new to the naturalist perspective or a seasoned veteran. We invite you to join us for hiking trips from easy to strenuous as we explore this abundant domain.