Taming the Kootenay
By the 1880s, the rich agricultural potential of the Creston Valley had been recognized - provided the flat lands could be reclaimed from the annual floods of the Kootenay River. The result: a century-long battle between farmers and the river.
Wetlands and Wildlife
The Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre has many resources to help you explore the diversity of wildlife species and the role of the wetlands in supporting it.